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A gene on chromosome 6p21.3 that encodes a receptor tyrosine kinase belonging to the subfamily homologous to Dictyostelium discoideum protein discoidin (Discoidin Domain-containing Receptor); it is expressed only in epithelial cells (kidney, lung, GI tract, brain) and involved in cell–cell interactions and recognition.

Molecular pathology
DDR1 is overexpressed in various tumours.
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Abbrev. for Diploma in Diagnostic Radiology.
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GDDR memory devices combined with GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) are used in equipment such as game consoles and PC graphics cards besides in high-performance computing equipment used in science and technology, physical simulation, digital image processing and video conversion.
Elpida acquired GDDR design assets from Qimonda AG, a German company and announced plans to enter the graphics DRAM business.
The company added that it is now involved in all areas of the DRAM market such as commodity DRAMs, GDDR for the graphics market, high-speed XDR DRAM and Mobile RAM for mobile equipment.