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PIGYA gene on chromosome 4q22.1 that encodes a component of the GPI-GlcNAc transferase (GPI-GnT) complex in the endoplasmic reticulum which catalyses the transfer of GlcNAc to an acceptor phosphatidylinositol, the first step in the production of GPI-anchors for cell surface proteins.
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preyany animal species that is fed upon by another (the PREDATOR).
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