vitamin B12

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Biallelic inactivation of the dual oxidase maturation factor 2 (DUOXA2) gene as a novel cause of congenital hypothyroidism.
To confirm our results obtained from qPCR analysis, we further detected glia maturation factor beta (GMF[beta]) protein expression.
Ryken, "Suppression of glioma growth in vitro and in vivo by glia maturation factor," Cancer Research, vol.
(Nutley, NJ) has patented a novel cytokine protein called IL-12 or Cytotoxic Lymphocyte Maturation Factor (CLMF) produced and synthesized by human NC-37 B lymphoblastoid cells.
The latter, termed the coelomic maturation factor (CMF), induces the oocytes to mature; these oocytes are subsequently spawned (Watson and Bentley, 1997).
He called his group's discovery "cytotoxic lymphocyte maturation factor" because of the effects they saw.