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E.V., Russian physician. See: Kashin-Bek disease.
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A gene on chromosome 10q25.3-q26 that encodes fibroblast growth factor receptor-3, which has an extracellular region composed of 3 immunoglobulin-like domains, a single hydrophobic membrane-spanning segment and a cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase domain. Binding of a ligand unleashes a cascade of downstream signals that impact on mitogenesis and differentiation.

Molecular pathology
FGFR3 mutations are associated with Apert syndrome, Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome, Crouzon syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome, Jackson-Weiss syndrome, Saethre-Chotzen syndrome and syndromic craniosynostosis.
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Minister Kheir Bek added in a statement to SANA reporter in Baghdad that Syria and Iraq face the same terrorism and the same war, noting that cooperation and development of agreements between them at all levels are essential part of their battle to uproot terrorism.
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De Freige is hopeful that the newly launched security plan in the Bek will succeed, thus increasing confidence in the region and allowing the festival to have a successful return.
The independent Lebanese news channel MTV described the airstrikes as "mock raids" over Brital, Hor Ti'la, al-Nabi Shayth, al-Khidhar, and Ali al-Nahri; villages located in the bordering Bek valley.
And fighters held part of the northern town of Sulaiman Bek, after security forces withdrew despite reportedly making gains in the area on Friday.
Lebanese army soldiers stand next to the wreckage of a van following an explosion in the village of Sbouba east of Blbek in Lebanon's Bek valley, on December 17, 2013.
! Beirut, Dhu-AlHijjah 28, 1434, Nov 2, 2013, SPA -- Two German nationals rescued by Lebanese security forces after being kidnapped in the Bek Valley were on Saturday detained on suspicion of involvement in drug trafficking, a police official told dpa on condition of anonymity.