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A gene on chromosome 6p12 that encodes a member of the AP-2 family of transcription factors, which activate the transcription of genes involved in proper eye, face, body wall, limb and neural tube development. TFAP2B inhibits C/EBP alpha, MCAM/MUC18 and MYC; it appears to be required for normal face and limb development, and for proper terminal differentiation and function of renal tubular epithelia.

Molecular pathology
TFAP2B mutations cause autosomal dominant Char syndrome.


arctic and subarctic species of the fish genus salvelinus.
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Chares and Chabrias moved straightway to Chios, assisted by the Etesian winds which blow strongly across the Aegean during the months of early summer.
As to the timing of its conclusion we must look to the activities of Chares.
A trade directory of 1858 lists the vice consuls of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Greece and the USA, amongst other countries, all with oces on ree Indian Kings Court or Trinity Chare.
One of the few names which has defeated the duo is Pudding Chare - which flanks The Journal's offices.