LAMA3

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LAMA3

A gene on chromosome 18q11.2 that encodes laminin alpha 3, an extracellular matrix subunit of laminin 5, which is a complex glycoprotein composed of three subunits (alpha, beta and gamma) involved in cell adhesion, signal transduction and keratinocyte differentiation.

Molecular pathology
LAMA3 mutations are associated with junctional epidermolysis bullosa (Herlitz type).
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As part of the LOCSU-sponsored leadership course at WOPEC, I investigated how Oxfordshire LOC could improve regional engagement through using online platforms and social media.
It is an honour and a privilege to be nominated and shortlisted for the 'LOC of the Year' awards--we were shocked to hear the news.
The LOC company that LOCSU set up some years ago for every LOC in England can now be brought to life and used as a contracting vehicle, effectively for a consortium of practices in such bids and for bids where an area-wide, single provider is specified by the commissioners."
Supportive and proactive, Staffordshire LOC has been praised for making its area a pleasure to work in for optometrists across the county.
I was voted onto Cheshire Local Optical Committee (LOC) in March 2015 after expressing an interest to the then secretary at a CET event it was hosting.
Current-generation LOCs are single- or dual-purpose devices because most of the design work has been done manually.
The lab-on-a-chip (LOC) is the perfect instrument for this.
For about every employer, a letter of credit, or LOC, opens the door to self-insurance.
Manufacturers Bank of Los Angeles is marketing Wintrade [TM], a front-end software product for electronic letters of credit (LOCs) that will allow bank customers to submit applications and receive notices for letters of credit on their computers.