NCAN


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NCAN

A gene on chromosome 19p12 that encodes neurocan, a chondroitin sulphate proteoglycan, which may be involved in modulating neuronal adhesion and migration as well as neurite growth during development, by binding to neural cell adhesion molecules.
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A risk conferring allele A at locus rs1064395 of NCAN was analysed in terms of its engagement in pathophysiology of bipolar disorder in a sample comprised of several subsets of European descent subpopulations including Bosnian and Herzegovinian with rs1064395 A allele overrepresentation of 21% in cases versus 18% in controls and OR =1.
In this study we found no genetic association between risk allele A for NCAN locus ^1064395 and schizophrenia.
The NCAN board also unanimously adopted a resolution calling upon President Obama "to stand up to the forces of fear and hatred and refuse to continue our country's war against Afghanistan.
In a large-scale study, researchers led by the University of Bonn and the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim have now shown how the NCAN gene contributes to the genesis of mania.
Using the patients' detailed clinical data, the researchers tested statistically which of the symptoms are especially closely related to the NCAN gene.
Elaine Swenson, NCAN board member and public health administrator in Contra Costa, Calif.
Despite so many apparent obstacles, NCAN members in Chicago found inspiration, hope and determination at the conference.
Michele Olley, NCAN spokeswoman, said, "The voice we find most valid comes from women religious globally, describing their lived experience.
Groups representing 42 women's religious communities in 15 countries have responded by fax and E-mail to the NCAN committee in Rome.
While affirming the journeys of women exploring other spiritualities, Gramick asked whether NCAN should reevaluate its participation in the gathering.
Does NCAN need to continue in this coalition but also join a network of Catholic women's groups" committed specifically to reforming the institutional church?
188) It might be argued that giving legal effect to the NCANS no-agent rule is no different than the Arizona Supreme Court's giving legal effect to the American Bar Association's ban on advertising in Bates, but this analogy is fallacious.