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an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

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a sudden desire

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an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

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WHIM syndrome is a rare, primary immunodeficiency disease caused by genetic mutations in the CXCR4 receptor gene and is named for the characteristic clinical symptoms of the syndrome Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis.
We carried out an analysis of the association between the different stages of TB infection and potential regulatory SNPs in the CD4, CD69, CD79, CD80, HCST, CP, CXCR4, and PACRG genes.
But following CXCR4 gene modifications, homing of MSCs was significantly higher in ischemic myocardium, compared to lung, liver and spleen (3).
Reactions of the PCRs were carried out using the forward primer GAPDH (5'-GCA TCC TGG GCT ACA CTG AG-3'), CXCL12 (5'-GAT TGT AGC CCG GCT GAA GA-3), and CXCR4 (5'-AGC ATG ACG GAC AAG TAC C-3') and the reverse primer GAPDH (5'TCC ACC CTG TTG CTG TA-3'), CXCL12 (5' TTC GGG TCA ATG CAC ACT TGT-3), and CXCR4 (5'GAT GAT ATG GAC ACC CTT ACA C-3').
Cotreatment with the CXCR4 blocker AMD3100 completely abolished the sitagliptin-elicited improvement of endothelial regeneration in Glp1[r.sup.-/-] mice (26.9% [+ or -] 2.77 r.a.).
For plasmacytoid DCs, the migration into splenic white pulp was regulated by CCR7 signal coordinate with CXCR4 signal [35].
We found that CXCR4 protein was overexpressed in relapsing luminal B BC patients compared with nonrelapsing cases (FET p = 0.010; Figure 1(a)).
Silencing HMGB1 also downregulates CXCL12 and CXCR4 expression.
Baclofen and several other [GABA.sub.B] receptor antagonists are allosteric modulators of CXCR4, a chemokine receptor that plays a key role in neuroimmune crosstalk [48].
Cat and rhesus monkey data implicated this meth-related effect on CXCR4 and CCR5 as well.
showed overexpression of CXCR4 in patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) [17].
Several studies support the hypothesis that neutrophil release is antagonistically regulated by the CXCR2 and CXCR4 chemokine receptor system [7, 48].
After 8 months of observation, hemoglobin dropped further to 8 g/dL and serum free kappa light rose to 356 mg/L and repeat bone marrow biopsy 6/2016 revealed >95% lymphoplasmacytic cell infiltrate and, this time, allele-specific PCR was positive for MYD88 L265P and next generation sequencing revealed wild-type CXCR4. Based on the newly detected MYD88 L265P mutation and wild-type CXCR4, ibrutinib 420 mg orally daily was started and after 1 month hemoglobin increased to >10 g/dL and platelets to >100,000 and after 5 months of ibrutinib he continues to improve with hemoglobin 10.7 g/dL and platelets 147,000 and drop of free kappa light chains from 356 mg/L to 58 mg/L and kappa: lambda ratio from 27 to 5.
The seven pathways comprised the EIF2 pathway, RAR activation, CXCR4 pathway, molecular mechanisms of cancer, protein kinase A signaling, factors promoting cardiogenesis in vertebrates, and Fc[gamma] receptor-mediated phagocytosis in macrophages and monocytes.
The following antibodies were used: VEGF, abcam46160 and abcam1613; CXCR4, abcam124824; CXCL12, abcam25117; p-JAK, CST3717; CD31, abcam28364; inducible NO synthase (iNOS), abcam15323; arginase 1 (Arg-1), CST385; CD11b, abcam1211; CD206, abcam64693 and abcam8918; Alexa Fluor 488, ALEXA21202 and 594 and ALEXA21207.