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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.
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The sources said the rebels may have been ambushed as they set up rockets to fire into Shi'ite areas of the Bek Valley.
The whole idea was to make it as wearable and as simple as possible," Bek says.
The most important step BEK is taking to address the challenges of a declining population is to expand its service area.
The main characters are complex, and it is easy to become involved in their struggles, especially between Bek and Byron.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Five protestors were wounded in clashes with security forces after an attempt to storm the local council in Soliman Bek district, northeast of Salah al-Din, a source from the operations command said on Friday.
the BEK Communications Cooperative has been selected to receive a $2 million grant and $2 million loan from USDA.
High school sports puts BEK Sports in the living rooms of its 2,200 TV subscribers.
Walsall College student Bek Halil, aged 17, has been selected for the final 22 of the England Colleges football squad by British Colleges Sport.
HALA BEK made a mockery of a 768-day absence to claim a significant victory in the Simply Cartons Conditions Stakes at Nottingham.