Boll

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Boll

(bōl),
Franz C., German histologist and physiologist, 1849-1879. See: Boll cells.
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BOLL

A gene on chromosome 2q33 that encodes a putative RNA-binding protein which may be required during spermatogenesis. BOLL is thought to act by binding to the 3'-UTR of mRNAs and regulating translation; it is testis-specific and interacts with DAZ1 and DAZL.
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