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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.
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Young heifers: 8m Sal to PS560; 7m Lim x to PS625; 8m Sim to PS555; Young steers: 7m WB x to PS850; 10m Char to PS730; 10m Lim to PS695; 10m Hfd x to PS690.
Because the reactivity of biomass char outclasses coke, Ueda et al.
Both the economical is great and energy utilization can be improved by using the pyrolysis char in the process of tar catalytic pyrolysis.
The characteristic shape of the Type II isotherm curve suggests that there is a distribution of pore sizes even for chars with a relatively small pore volume.
In addition, PA6, as a charring agent, can make the intumescent char layer thicker and more compact.
(22) These heat-resistant components can improve the thermal stability of the coating and enhance antioxidation of the char layer at high temperatures.
The precise location of spawning areas used by Hornaday char have not been described, mainly because the river is inaccessible to fishers in September, when the char spawn (Johnson, 1980).
For the chars of thin wall, it is seen in figure 2 that the determination coefficient increased from 0.54 to 0.82 when coal rank is included in the model.
The yield of pine chars produced under the controlled thermal treatment condition in this study was significantly affected by the heating rate.
The experiments were conceived so that the chars from lignite and admixtures without magnetite and with magnetite were prepared first in a rotary kiln.