ACTA2

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ACTA2

A gene on chromosome 10q23.3 that encodes alpha actin 2, which is expressed in skeletal muscle.
 
Molecular pathology
ACTA2 mutations cause multisystemic smooth muscle dysfunction syndrome and aortic aneurysm familial forensic type 6.
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It is of course true that in relation to the executive's first pre-emptive strategy, executive detention under ACTSA, Parliament passed the derogation order readily enough.
24) The 2001 UK ACTSA (supra note 6) was passed in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks and rapidly passed in the Commons, but it contained measures that were not directly concerned with terrorism matters (see Helen Fenwick, "The Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001: A Proportionate Response to 11 September?
As well as visiting key projects such as new housing schemes, the ACTSA delegation met several MPs and tribal chiefs.
Having trained hard for months now, the ACTSA team have raised nearly GBP5000 for the campaign, enabling ACTSA to keep pressure on the UK government to live up to its promises on this issue, and to ensure that whoever wins the general election, the issue remains at the top of the political agenda.
For more information about ACTSA and its HIV/AIDS campaign, please contact: Euan Wilmshurst +44(0)20-7833-3133/ +44(0)7866-760276 or Lee Whitehill, Amicus, +44(0)7768-693950
For information contact Lee Whitehill, Amicus, +44-(0)7768-693950, or Euan Wilmshurst, ACTSA, +44-(0)7866-760276
1) As the successor to the UK Anti- Apartheid Movement, ACTSA campaigns with the people of southern Africa for peace, democracy and development.
2) Amicus, the UK's largest private sector trade union, works closely with its sister unions across southern Africa, and is currently working in partnership with ACTSA on the Africa Matters campaign, launched by Gordon Brown at 11 Downing Street last May.