**Function**

Proper cohesion of sister chromatids is a prerequisite for the correct segregation of chromosomes during cell division. The cohesin multiprotein complex is required for sister chromatid cohesion. This complex is composed partly of two structural maintenance of chromosomes (SMC) proteins, SMC3 and either SMC1L2 or the protein encoded by this gene. Most of the cohesin complexes dissociate from the chromosomes before mitosis, although those complexes at the kinetochore remain. Therefore, the encoded protein is thought to be an important part of functional kinetochores. In addition, this protein interacts with BRCA1 and is phosphorylated by ATM, indicating a potential role for this protein in DNA repair. This gene, which belongs to the SMC gene family, is located in an area of the X-chromosome that escapes X inactivation.

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**function**should be the limit of the integrals of the approximations ... However, many

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**function**is first integrated and then differentiated, the original

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### Famous quotes containing the word function:

“The *function* of the actor is to make the audience imagine for the moment that real things are happening to real people.”

—George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

“The fact remains that the human being in early childhood learns to consider one or the other aspect of bodily *function* as evil, shameful, or unsafe. There is not a culture which does not use a combination of these devils to develop, by way of counterpoint, its own style of faith, pride, certainty, and initiative.”

—Erik H. Erikson (1904–1994)

“The mother’s and father’s attitudes toward the child correspond to the child’s own needs.... Mother has the *function* of making him secure in life, father has the *function* of teaching him, guiding him to cope with those problems with which the particular society the child has been born into confronts him.”

—Erich Fromm (1900–1980)