EFEMP1

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EFEMP1

A gene on chromosome 2p16 that encodes a member of the fibulin family of extracellular matrix glycoproteins, which contain tandemly repeated epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like repeats followed by a C-terminus fibulin-type domain.

Molecular pathology
EFEMP1 is upregulated in malignant gliomas and may play a role in tumour aggression; EFEMP1 mutations cause Doyne honeycomb retinal dystrophy.
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The Flyers, who are now up to second in the FBNL, are currently in a hectic spell of six games in nine days.
An IHUK statement said: "A further series of meetings will begin in mid- November with all the EIHL and FBNL clubs getting together to discuss the formation of one league for the season 2004/2005.
They met with FBNL directors this week to discuss how the leagues can combine for the good of ice hockey and a smaller working party has been set up to meet within the next seven days.
Coventry, Basingstoke Bison and Cardiff Devils are the favourites to leave the FBNL at the end of the season.
Over the last 17 FBNL matches, the Devils have won 14 and lost three, one of those defeats coming after overtime.
Newcastle have lost five of their last six FBNL games and were shut out in their last two, also against Edinburgh and Bracknell, leaving them second from bottom in the league table.
The 35-year-old American has a wealth of experience in FBNL with Guilford and Bracknell with 472 points (257 goals plus 215 assists) from 353 games.
He has made it clear that he expects his side to lose more games this season, as the Elite League is a tougher proposition that the FBNL.
The Southern Conference would comprise London, Bracknell, Basingstoke, Guildford and Cardiff, while the two Belfast teams, Giants (Elite) and Warriors (FBNL) would also have to be fitted in to a conference.
Three other teams have also shown an interest in joining the new set-up it is thought that blaze are among them along with FBNL side Basingstoke Bison.
Tonight, at the Wales National Ice Rink (6pm), Cardiff entertain Basingstoke Bison, the only FBNL team they have yet to beat this season.
Newcastle are second from bottom of the FBNL but they are certain of a play-off spot as seventh club Hull Stingrays are 16 points adrift at the foot of the table.