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Any of a class of filamentous proteins that form a meshlike layer inside the nuclear membrane of animal cells and have a variety of functions, including providing mechanical support for the nucleus, organizing chromatin, and regulating DNA replication and transcription.

[lam(ina) (in reference to the nuclear lamina, where lamins are found ) + -in.]
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And he claimed a 17th and 18th-place finish for Brad Hall and Lamin Deen (above, left) could drag the sport back to the non-funded dark ages.
LAMIN DEEN insists he's relishing the battle to earn a bobsleigh medal for Team GB in PyeongChang.
STM were convincing 4-0 home winners over Ammanford with Ben Burns, Lamin Conteh, Chris Worsley and Ben Ahmun all netting.
The journalists-- Fatou Camara, Fataou Jaw Manneh, Alhagie Jobe, and Lamin Fatty--live in exile for fear of further persecution, the statement said.
The Star Newspaper managing editor, William Pike, Standard Chartered Bank CEO Lamin Manjong and Nairobi County deputy governor Polycarp Igathe among others participated in the run.
Dad-of-five Lamin Manneh, 40, competed in the Games for the first time last year in Orlando, where he scooped two bronzes.
Standard Chartered Kenya and East Africa CEO, Lamin Manjang, said the new service would boost operational efficiency for the lender.
Lamin Sonko, secretary of Birmingham's Gambian Association, said: "The coroner has now released the five bodies and we are making funeral arrangements.
During the event the Mobility Networks team was delighted to welcome VIP and official show opener Lamin Manneh onto the stand.
The GB1 crew piloted by Lamin Deen had high hopes of ending the wait after going into the final two runs of the competition sitting in fourth place just 0.
Minister of Fisheries Lamin Nyabally, Energy Minister Edward Sanneh and Minister of Presidential Affairs Yam Keita were all released from their posts after some departments were merged, the state house communique said.
The Ormesby-raised Winter Olympian finished sixth, eighth despite a brake issue and 13th and got off to some fast starts with driver Lamin Deen and fellow brakemen Joel Fearon and Andrew Matthews on his return to action in events in Altenberg, Winterberg and Koningssee.