CXCL12

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CXCL12

A gene on chromosome 10q11.1 that encodes a stromal cell-derived alpha chemokine of the intercrine family which, once bound to its receptor, CXCR4, activates lymphocytes, an interaction that has been implicated in the metastasis of breast and other cancers.

Molecular pathology
CXCL12 mutations are associated with resistance to HIV-1 infections.
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Parmar, who had done his schooling from the Naval School, Goa, invested $ 500 million in PBSF, and raised a similar investment from banks, while the remaining came from debt.
The PBSF was founded by Gilbert, fellow White Sox executives Roland Hemond and Dave Yoakum and longtime New York Mets scout Harry Minor, who is based in Long Beach.
Answering questions pertaining to selling of 20 imported tables worth over Rs 8 million, he said the tables were sold and replaced by new ones and presently the PBSF has a stock of 10 tables.
Speaking on the occasion, managing director of Jubilee Insurance Tahir Ahmed recalled his firm's 11-year-old association with the PBSF.
The secretary of the PBSF Zulfiqar Ramzi and the former president of the PBSF Alamgir Shaikh were also present.
The critics pointed out that the PBSF should have 'excused' as it was a knockout contest which saw Bilal crashing out to China's Xu Si 3-0 (71-62, 70-17, 74-20) in the very first match.
According to PBSF calendar, Vahedi was supposed to come to Pakistan on another stint from Oct 1 to 25 but the trip couldn't materialise.
Off the field, the former PBSF president Alamgir Shaikh was awarded the Pride of Performance for his contribution to the game.
The PBSF executive committee and the general body are silent on the issue so does the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB).