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CHAD

A gene on chromosome 17q21.33 that encodes chondroadherin, a small leucine-rich repeat (LRR) proteoglycan which promotes attachment of chondrocytes, fibroblasts and osteoblasts, mediated by the integrin alpha2beta1. It may play an important role in regulating chondrocyte growth and proliferation.
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"This delegation of the Chadian army was headed to Ngounboua (on Lake Chad), where elements of Boko Haram had attacked an army position overnight, killing at least one on our side," a security source told AFP.
During the two-day visit, the delegation held a seminar for Chadian officials explaining ADFD's funding parameters and guidelines.
UNHCR says the combination of Boko Haram activity and the orders to the Chadian island population to leave has caused some 27,000 people to flee to the Chadian mainland in the past month.
The number of casualties was unconfirmed but Chadian officials said a local chief had been killed during the attack.
Chadian troops have offered the most robust reinforcement.
Zeid was killed on 26 February, said the Chadian president.
Laenser attended, alongside with 14 African heads of State and government, representatives of friendly countries and international organizations, the official festivities held on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Chadian capital.
Among the Chadian delegation was the President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Agriculture, Mineral resources and Crafts Mr.
Security Council after Chadian air raids were launched on its territory a few days after another failed rebel offensive on the capital.
The development comes two days after the Chadian government confirmed that the country's air force had carried out cross-border air raids against opposition fighters which it accuses Khartoum of backing.
Chadian children are also trafficked to Cameroon, the Central African Republic, and Nigeria for cattle herding.