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2010-01-11 16:45:15

A new method of blocking the genesis of blood vessels that feed tumors may start with the nuclear receptor COUP-TFII (chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter-transcription factor II), said a pair of Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) researchers who have studied the factor for more than 20 years. In a report that went online today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team led by Dr. Ming-Jer Tsai (http://www.bcm.edu/mcb/?PMID=7576) and Dr. Sophia Y. Tsai...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin