PIGP

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PIGP

A gene on chromosome 21q22.2 that encodes a ubiquitous glycosyltransferase involved in glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchor and glycolipid biosynthesis.
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She added that in 2013, at DCRC, successfully preserved 326 units.
Overall 35 complaints have been addressed during the last two DCRC meetings including twenty complaints from Layyah, five from Rajanpur and ten (10) from Muzaffargarh.
DCRC centre provides a tour for pregnant women and families interested in preserving stem cells for their families or for the purpose of donation.
She added that in 2012, since the establishment of the education department at DCRC, more than 700 units were collected, which is almost double the number of units collected in 2011.
She said in 2013, DCRC successfully preserved 326 units and while the numbers are increasing there is a need for ongoing awareness.
Mahra is one among the six lucky people to be cured of blood disorders by stem cell transplants obtained from cord blood," said Fatma Al Hashimi, Head of the Education and Development Unit at the DCRC.
Recently, an Indian expatriate mother who had a child suffering from thalassaemia major gave birth to twins and stored the cord blood of her twins at DCRC.
She added that in 2012, since the establishment of the education department at the DCRC, more than 700 units were collected, which is almost double the number of units collected in 2011.
She added: "The DCRC encourages families to donate cord blood stem cells so that we have a strong UAE public registry to help people in need.
Head of Education and Development Unit at DCRC Fatma Al Hashimi said: "Since the inception of this centre in 2006, we have seen a steady increase in the awareness levels among the public about cord blood banking and this has directly been attributed to an increase in the number of people who save their cord blood at our cord blood bank.
Since the DCRC opened in 2006, awareness about the benefits of cord blood has increased, said a senior official from the DCRC, which, under the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), is the only government centre in the region that collects, processes and stores cord blood.
The outcome was a success in four thalassaemia cases and one leukaemia treated in Germany, the UK and the US," said Shaikha Ebrahim Saif Bin Kalban, head of Administration and Medical Laboratory Units at the DCRC, speaking to Gulf News.