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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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Two schools that were closed for two days due to a forest fire in Gelang Patah will reopen and resume classes tomorrow, said Johor Education Department deputy director (school management) Ab Rahim Lamin.
The group was formed in 2015 by Pa Lamin Barrow as a way of building a strong and sustainable Gambian Community in the city, all members of which are either Commonwealth or British citizens.
Lamin Manjang said during an interview with Vanguard that the firm would focus on more services that would be offered in the digital platform.
The story of Lamin's life is engaging and is best summarized in his autobiography, Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African (2012).
Cirilito Sobejana, the commander of the 6th Infantry Division, said soldiers confiscated 1,832 board feet of illegally-cut lumbers of various sizes loaded in two cargo trucks that were intercepted in Sitio Kalilangan, Barangay Lamin, Barira, Maguindanao.
Lamin B1 is required for mouse development and nuclear integrity.
The decision was taken after it was reported that the state deputy governor, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna , Commissioner for Local Government, Sule Garo and Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government, Lamin Sani, allegedly attacked the venue of the results collation with suspected thugs and attempted to destroy the results.
It is caused by a point mutation in the LMNA gene, encoding the lamin A protein, yielding the farnesylated aberrant protein, progerin.
Lamin Jallow, 28, fled Brikama, The Gambia, after it emerged he had been secretly having an eight-year gay relationship and his boyfriend was killed.
Ngari takes over from Lamin Manjang, who has been appointed CEO for Nigeria and West Africa.
Hames (19) is in his first full season of senior competition and was a late call-up to Lamin Deen's North American Cup squad who was full of praise for how Hames has handled himself.
The suspect, a 30-year-old man, identified as Lamin, is currently unemployed and this year married a Taiwanese woman he lives with on Linyi Street in Taipei City.