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E.V., Russian physician. See: Kashin-Bek disease.


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.
BEK Prime content will be present statewide in western North Dakota on the Heroes and Icons network KNDB Ch-26/KNDM Ch-24 and in eastern North Dakota on CoziTV KRDK Ch-4.
It's not surprising that so much of the coverage is devoted to sports because a survey of BEK customers found that 33% signed up for the co-op's IPTV service specifically for the local sports.
As the momentum grew, BEK wondered what was next What could it do in the off-season to satisfy members' thirst to watch heated competition?
Bek, who captains the college's football team, said: "There were only three students selected out of the whole of the West Midlands, so it's a great achievement.
Cashmans: 2-1 Hala Bek, 5-2 Sir Percy, 11-2 Dylan Thomas, 6-1 Darsi, 7-1 Dragon Dancer, 12-1 Best Alibi, 20-1 Art Deco, 7-2 Visindar (with a run).
I did think Hala Bek was going to get up but that was just brilliant from my fella.
Bek of the Los Angeles theatre company Zoo District, said: "He was a living superhero.
Thanks to Andrzej Bek and Gibby (Gilbert) Hatton, two coaches, the best in the world,'' said Willie Arrue.
a 30-inch, 16-by-9 unit that is not a flat-screen but nevertheless "looks like a picture hanging on the wall," said Ole Bek, president of Bang & Olufsen America.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The elite of anti-terrorism declared cleansing Sulaiman Bek district from the terrorists of the Islamic State and raised the Iraqi flag in it.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi Kurdish forces and allied militiamen retook the town of Sulaiman Bek from militants on Monday, removing a key stronghold they have held for over 11 weeks, officials said.