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A gene on chromosome 6p12 that encodes a member of the AP-2 family of transcription factors, which activate the transcription of genes involved in proper eye, face, body wall, limb and neural tube development. TFAP2B inhibits C/EBP alpha, MCAM/MUC18 and MYC; it appears to be required for normal face and limb development, and for proper terminal differentiation and function of renal tubular epithelia.

Molecular pathology
TFAP2B mutations cause autosomal dominant Char syndrome.


arctic and subarctic species of the fish genus salvelinus.
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A cross-section of Doha residents told Gulf Times that there is a need to raise public awareness on the risks of consuming charred food.
Pyrolytic gas typically flames up as soon as it rises up to the surface of charred wood.
Variability of section modulus of charred cross-sections and variability of density is remarkable.
Congress passed a law in 1964 that defined and still protects bourbon's integrity: It must contain no less than 51 percent corn mash (although that mash can contain malted barley, rye and wheat, as well); must be distilled at no more than 160 proof; cannot be placed into a barrel higher than 125 proof; and must be aged for a minimum of two years in a charred, new white oak barrel.
During the activation process, they used steam to bombard the charred litter material to induce porosity.
She and her Cardiff colleagues also found many small plant fossils that had been charred only on their outer surfaces.
These fires destroyed the mountain village of Summerhaven and later provided the charred background for President Bush's nationally televised speech calling for action to prevent such future disasters.
The sudden conflagration of the room had preserved these artefacts in close association with a significant assemblage of charred archaeobotanical material.
Wok Charred Beef (entree) - searing the marinated flank steak and fresh vegetables in the wok gives this dish a charred, smoky flavor which compliments the sweetness of the peppers.
SANTA CLARITA -- The smell of smoke hung heavy in the air Tuesday in Placerita Canyon, now charred and fuming from Monday's arson that burned more than 500 acres.
Dozens of lightning-sparked wildfires seared the western United States last week, adding hundreds of thousands of acres of charred terrain to a tally that promises to make this fire season the worst in recent decades.