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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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The NCAN then urged the government to allocate funds and create schemes to increase cashew nut production.
Conventional echocardiography measures of left ventricular diastolic function showed higher A values (0.88 [+ or -] 0.16 cm/s in DCAN, 0.77 [+ or -] 0.20 cm/s in PCAN, and 0.78 [+ or -] 0.20 cm/s in NCAN, P < 0.001) and lower E/A ratios (0.83 [+ or -] 0.23, 0.99 [+ or -] 0.32,and 1.01 [+ or -] 0.36,P < 0.001) in patients with DCAN compared with those with PCAN and NCAN.
Oxy- and sulfoarginine analogues: L-canavanine (Cav), L-norcanavanine (NCav), L-norcanaline (NCan), L-norsulfoarginine (NsArg) and L-sulfoarginine (sArg), were previously synthesized and biologically tested [36-39](Figure 2).
Genetic material used for further analysis of NCAN locus and rs1064395 as informative site, was extracted from EDTA anti-coagulated blood using salting out procedure [9].
Other loci identified are near methylmalonic aciduria type B1/mevalonate kinase (MVK-MMAB) and UDP acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2 (GALNT2), with high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol; near sortilin 1 (SORT1), cadherin EGF LAG seven-pass G-type receptor 2 (CELSR2) and Proline/serine-rich coiled-coil protein 1 (PSRC1) with variants primarily associated with low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol; near Tribbles homolog 1 (TRIB1), MLX interacting protein like1 (MLXIPL) and angiopoietin-like 3 (ANGPTL3), with variants primarily associated with triglycerides; and a locus encompassing several genes near neurocan (NCAN), with variants strongly associated with both triglycerides and LDL cholesterol (74,75).
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The National Coalition of American Nuns, or NCAN as it is commonly referred to, since its inception has been an advocate for change inside and outside the church.
Another effort is the nonprofit National College Access Network (NCAN), a federation of state and local efforts that provide counseling, advice, and financial assistance to students and families.
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Printing and dissemination costs for this publication are supported by the National College Access Network (NCAN).]
Under the NCAN's proposed contract for 1984, colleges and universities would have received $74 million; in the wake of the Supreme Court decision, however, aggregate revenues were closer to $31 million despite the greater number of broadcasts.
Noonan was part of a seven-person roundtable discussion about the need for global solidarity and justice at the annual National Catholic AIDS Network (NCAN) conference, held July 20-25 in Chicago.