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A gene on chromosome 1q21.1 that encodes a calcium and pH-dependent transmembrane connexin protein required for lens growth and maturation of lens-fibre cells. 

Molecular pathology
GJA8 mutations have been linked to zonular pulverulent cataracts, nuclear progressive cataracts, and cataract-microcornea syndrome.


caprine arthritis-encephalitis.
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With this training equipment addition, CAE Madrid now provides pilot training for Airbus A320, A330, A340, ATR 72-600, CRJ 200/900NG/1000, DCH8Q300 and Dornier Do328TP platforms, bringing the total number of simulators available to 10.
The CAE 7000 Series ERJ-190 FFS, IPT and VSIM will be delivered in 2013 to ZFTC in Zhuhai.
Helicopter ab initio student enrollment is expected to begin in late 2011, and will use the CAE Aircrew Selection System -- a multidisciplinary process designed to evaluate a candidate's "thinking and doing" capabilities in a contextual aviation environment and under stress.
Following the indictment, Kurtz's attorney called the alleged fraud at best "petty larceny," and the CAE Defense site suggested the charge was a "face-saving" measure on the part of the FBI.
For foundries to compete in 10 years on component price, quality and performance, they will have to rely on CAE technology as much as they rely on casting process modeling today.
Combined with CAE's decade of expertise in high level visual simulation, CAE Tropos delivers better graphics performance than previous image generators using proprietary graphics.
The hypothesis of designing a specific syllabus concentrating on the problematic areas with intensive classroom drills was seen to be useful in supplying the desired success in CAE level English in Use Test.
As we grew over the years, CAE has been an excellent partner, supporting our pilot sourcing and training needs.
Some of the key contracts include the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) awarding CAE a contract to perform a major upgrade on the German Navy's Sea King MK41 helicopter simulator; a contract from Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) to provide the Canadian Coast Guard a Bell 412/429 helicopter simulator; and a contract to perform upgrades on the US Air Force KC-135 tanker aircrew training devices.
Abu Dhabi Aviation has purchased a Level D Bell 412EP helicopter full-flight simulator from CAE as well as training centre operations services under a multi-year agreement.
These contracts include training centre development and the sale of full-flight simulators and CAE Simfinity training devices.