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CCL20

A gene on chromosome 2q33-q37 that encodes a chemotactic factor that attracts lymphocytes and neutrophils, but not monocytes. CCL20 inhibits proliferation of myeloid stem cells in colony formation assays, and may be involved in proliferation and activity of mucosal lymphoid tissues (e.g., BALT, MALT, SALT) by attracting lymphocytes and dendritic cells towards epithelial cells.
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Where Chrisler's and Solinger's texts lack the connection between LARC methods and population control and/or eugenics, Chikako Takeshitas The Global Biopolitics of the IUD: How Science Constructs Contraceptive Users and Women's Bodies clearly delineates and interrogates the historical, rhetorical, and social contexts of LARC technologies, specifically IUDs, through a feminist Science and Technology Studies (STS) perspective.
To address these concerns, ACOG recommends improvements in residency training and continuing medical education, not only in insertions but also to review the key evidence and benefits of adolescent LARC use.
The six-month study observed the metabolic markers in three groups of obese women: a control group using non-hormonal birth control methods, including condoms, the copper IUD, and female or male sterilization; a second group with a progestin-releasing LARC device implanted in the uterus (IUD); and a third group with a progestin-releasing LARC device implanted under the skin.
Of the 427 teenaged mothers who did return at 6 weeks post partum, 66 (15%) obtained LARC at this visit.
Sexual health services are free, confidential and open to all ages and sexualities and can provide LARCs, free condoms to protect against sexually transmitted infections and emergency contraception.
He added: "To realise this aim, LARC is currently involved in studying a package of local and federal laws and regulations that have direct and indirect impacts on Dubai and the UAE economy, such as the Federal Arbitration Law, Federal Company Law, Federal Competition Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, and others.
Those chosen reflected the LARC mission--to reward brave, innovative and potentially world-changing thought--and also the mission of the Urban Land Institute--to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and/or lead to the building of more sustainable and thriving communities.
A comprehensive bibliography is complemented by an exhaustive listing of the biblical texts using "koinonia" and its referents, a chart schematizing the use of koinonia language in LARC dialogues, and a chronology of LARC relations.
On December 7, Bishop Anthony Tonnos of Hamilton sent a letter to Canon George Ferris, the Anglican chairman of LARC (the Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic ecumenical group) saying that the Diocese of Hamilton would not participate in the forthcoming mid-January 2005 common renewal of baptismal vows with the Anglican and Lutheran churches in the area.
Finally, the chapter summarizes the utilization of Koinonia in the ecumenical literature of the World Council, other multilateral texts, and the bilateral dialogues within and beyond LARC.