IL8

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IL8

A gene on chromosome 4q13-q21 that encodes interleukin-8, a cytokine belonging to the CXC chemokine family. IL8 is a major mediator of inflammation, acting as a chemoattractant for neutrophils, basophils and T-cells, and is a potent angiogenic factor.

Molecular pathology
IL8 is a candidate gene for bronchiolitis.
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Tajik specialists will constitute 80 percent of teaching staff of the LUCT branch in Tajikistan and specialists from Malaysia will constitute 20 percent of the branch teaching staff.
Second, the bill provides that if any LUCT assessment is not paid within 30 days after the due date, the property shall be deeded to the municipality.
He also expressed gratitude and appreciation to the senior leadership of LUCT for their assistance to Tajikistan's students "to enable them to become successful in their studies and professional endeavors."
Lions made several changes after the break but it only brought a try for Lucts' Peter Smith and a penalty and conversion by James to make it 10-10.
Lions made several changes just after the break but it only brought a try for Lucts' Peter Smith and a penalty and conversion by James to level the score at 10-10 on 54 minutes as Rugby struggled to find any continuity.
Playing with a strong wind and the slope in their favour, Lucts missed an early penalty through Jeremy Wheadon and were made to pay when Jamie Elphick scooped up a loose pass and outpaced the visitors' defence to open the scoring.
"Before the Lucts game there was quite a bit of banter from them saying we are only where we are because we had played those perceived as bottom-half teams," Hearn said.
After the break Harwood added a second and Ryan Henshaw and Andy Garrod eased Lucts through to the next round.
Jerry Wheadon scored Lucts' only points of the half.
Other Lucts' try-scorers were Australian Dan Hinton, 18-year old debutant flanker Jabs Greasley and Henshaw.
Lucts hit back with a six-try haul before the break to put the game beyond the reach of their visitors.
The Lincolnshire men defeated Lucts late last season but this time were mauled 50-7.