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NOD

Nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain proteins.
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And both the Ravens nodded, and begged for a fixed appointment; for they thought of their old age, and said, "It is a good thing to have a provision for our old days.
All the dreams flew in again, and they now looked like the angels; they drew a little sledge, in which little Kay sat and nodded his head; but the whole was only a dream, and therefore it all vanished as soon as she awoke.
Then he nodded, hastily scrawled some dimensions on the margin of the little drawing and settled down again to work.
True," says John, "but if you remember last week he nodded in slow motion east to west and we all thought it was a yes, but what he really, meant was, he didn't think the idea would fly.