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ASPA

A gene on chromosome 17p13.3 that encodes aspartoacylase, which catalyses the conversion of N-acetyl_L-aspartic acid–NAA to aspartate and acetate. NAA hydrolysis by aspartoacylase may help maintain white matter. 
Molecular pathology Defects in ASPA cause Canavan disease
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STRIKER Iago Aspas will have to pay up to PS4million from his own pocket to get his dream move to Liverpool.
It could even see Aspas arrive for lower than the PS8m fee that would trigger a release clause in the contract of the striker, who has also interested from Borussia Dortmund.
At the beginning it has been a little tougher than the sessions in Spain, but we know there is a little more running involved in this league," Aspas (http://espnfc.
But Aspas has a fiery temperament and was banned for four matches last term, after headbutting Deportivo defender Carlos Marchena.
whatever it may be, he's there to help us," Aspas explained.
The striker's agent and brother, Jonathan Aspas, insists there is no lastminute hitch and that the final details will be sorted out satisfactorily.
Aspas promised much when he scored four goals in pre-season - including one in front of 95,000 at the MCG Down Under - but ultimately he delivered little.
It wasn't a tough decision at all," Aspas told the Liverpool (http://www.
Dean Maxi Coupland: Is Iago Aspas that bad or has he just not been given much chance?
FA CUP THIRD ROUND LIVERPOOL 2 Aspas (55), Tarkowski og (82) OLDHAM 0 at Anfield By IAN DOYLE MATCH FACTS LIVERPOOL: Jones; Kelly, Toure, Agger, Cissokho; Gerrard (Suarez 77); Sterling, Alberto (Lucas 46), Henderson, Moses (Coutinho 46); Aspas.
The Reds had agreed a deal in principle for the Spaniard, but intervention from Spanish officials has all but scuppered the move, with Aspas having to pay close to [pounds sterling]4m from his own pocket to secure a transfer, (http://www.
CHALLENGE: Iago Aspas IAGO ASPAS admits he could leave Liverpool this summer after enduring a frustrating first season in England.