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A neurogenic Drosophila gene of the major intrinsic protein family, which has cell adhesive functions that may be important for Drosophila neurogenesis. It is essential for proper differentiation of ectoderm; it acts synergistically with neurogenic locus proteins Notch and Delta during the separation of neural and epidermal cell lineages in response to the lateral inhibition signal; it has voltage-insensitive monovalent cation channel. Ion transport in big brain is blocked by divalent cations

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the ruff or longer hair around the chest area in some breeds of cats.
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I simply want people who've bought the bib not to use it.
BiB Group managing director Martin Littleton said: "Consolidation in many sectors has seen businesses disappear from the market places.
With our new bibs, Joe's is offering guests an entertaining way to take a break from the heat with cool summer prizes.
The inventor has also developed a working prototype of the Kayla's Bib that has been utilized with success.
As a mum with four children, I had to deal with of a lot of babies' dribbles, and I was frustrated at the dull bits of cloth or tacky plastic bibs you could buy in the shops," says Lara.
Led Bib bring their own brand of prog jazz to the Rainbow in Digbeth, Birmingham, on Wednesday.
Alistair Bell, marketing manager of BiB Group, said: "The new website marks a step forward for BiB in what we offer our on-line customers in terms of cover and quotes and clients who simply want to find out more about insurance.
Photo: (color) Hospital volunteers Honey Brown, left, and Dee Stanley present new mother Tracy Andrews and her daughter, Chyenne, with a festive bib.
The Fuel Bib applications become endless when it comes to re-fueling gasoline, diesel or re-filling oil or break fluid, coolants and many other fluids.
Ability of BIB to expand its work with private and other commercially operating businesses will enhance the value of BIB to potential investors and, combined with other planned measures to be implemented with subsequent projects, will improve the potential for attracting financial and strategic investors into BIB, and more broadly in Belarus.
To kick start the campaign, BiB Insurance has created some "Keep Trade Local" stickers for shopkeepers to display in their front window.