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jam

(jăm)
v.
1. To block, congest, or clog.
2. To crush or bruise.

F11R

A gene on chromosome 1q21.2-q21.3 that encodes a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily, which is a key regulator of tight junction assembly in epithelia. F11R also acts as a receptor for reovirus, a ligand for LFA1 (an integrin involved in leukocyte transmigration) and a platelet receptor.