RIPK4

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RIPK4

A gene on chromosome 21q22.3 that encodes a serine/threonine/ tyrosine kinase, which is a transcriptional target of TP63. RIPK4 plays a role in NF-kappaB activation, and it interacts with PRKCB, TRAF1, TRAF2, TRAF3, TRAF5, BIRC2/c-IAP1, BIRC3/c-IAP2 and XIAP/BIRC4.

Molecular pathology
RIPK4 mutations cause popliteal pterygium syndrome, lethal type.
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The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for more than 30 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives.
Turkish air forces regularly carry out cross-border air strikes against PKK targets in Iraq.
Erdogan said the PKK losses were at least 10 times as high.
Security experts believe that the PKK effectively used the refugee gates to enter into Turkey, especially into western cities to set up many sleeper cells.
Despite the tightened border, Kurds from Turkey remain well represented in the YPG, further underscoring the group's links to the PKK.
This study aims to provide a summary of Germany's view of the Kurdish question and PKK terrorism and to offer insights into Turkish-German relations with an eye to providing a proper perspective.
Some Kurdish media outlets reported that as many as two PKK guerillas may have been killed in the airstrikes in Zargali, although the PKK has not confirmed such reports.
These included the abolition of a terrorist law used to jail thousands of alleged PKK affiliates and allowing Kurdish schoolchildren to be taught in their own language.
In accordance with its Marxist-Leninist ideology, to cite Lenin himself, the intelligentsia for PKK "is not "the brain of the nation", it is the" feces of the nation.
and also expressed irritation at Damascus and Tehran's hints that they will use the PKK issue to bargain over Ankara's position on the crisis in Syria, the pan-Arab daily newspaper AL HAYAT reported on Tuesday.
But even the most stalwart PKK militants and civilian supporters began to lose trust.
The PKK had announced that groups of rebels would return to Turkey on the wishes of imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan to promote peace.