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A gene on chromosome 1q21.1 that encodes a calcium and pH-dependent transmembrane connexin protein required for lens growth and maturation of lens-fibre cells. 

Molecular pathology
GJA8 mutations have been linked to zonular pulverulent cataracts, nuclear progressive cataracts, and cataract-microcornea syndrome.
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The contract brings the total FFS sales that CAE has announced during fiscal year 2010 to six.
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CAE (NYSE:CAE) (TSX:CAE) on Monday announced that it has sold seven full-flight simulators (FFSs), bringing its total number of FFS sales in fiscal year 2012 to 37.
24 august 2011 - Canadian CAE Healthcare, a unit of CAE Inc (NYSE:CAE), announced today its acquisition of USA simulation technologies company Medical Education Technologies Inc (METI) for USD130m (EUR90m).