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PDE6A

A gene on chromosome 5q31.2-q34 that encodes the alpha subunit of a herterotrimeric (one alpha, one beta and two gamma subunits) cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterasem, which hydrolyses cGMP to 5'-GMP. Expressed in retinal rods, PDE6A is a key phototransduction enzyme in transmitting and amplifying visual signals.
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Acknowledging its limited human and financial resources, PDEA welcomed the support of, and approved the accreditations of, 11 NGOs as official anti-drug partners as the first step in a plan to establish a national federation of NGOs to support demand reduction efforts.
Unlike the Posner and Landes proposal, the PDEA is very likely
Between January and October, the government conducted 12,123 counternarcotic operations resulting in the arrest of 6,957 suspects and 8,423 cases being filed, according to PDEA.
The PDEA process examined and assessed potential impact of the demonstration project on the oceanographic, geophysical, and biological conditions of the Makah Bay.
This practice, however, was exposed after PDEA arrested a drug suspect inside the Resorts World Casino in Pasay City last year.
PDEA head, Director Arturo Cacdac Jr had said they have reason to believe that the "Sinoloa" syndicate was behind the entry of such a large amount of illegal substance in the country and that the dreaded group is trying to get a foothold in the local market for the contraband.
PDEA and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) conducted investigations that led to the identification and arrests of several African DTO members in Malaysia.
During drug buy-bust or entrapment operations, PDEA and PNP are keen on the protocols like the need for the presence of all the supposed participating sectors like the media equipped with video and camera, a representative from the Department of Justice and an official from the local government unit.
Earlier, traffickers were found selling drugs at casinos and laundering drug money through chips, following the arrest of a drug dealer inside the Resorts World Casino in suburban Pasay City last year, PDEA said.
During 2010, PDEA continued to establish itself as the lead drug enforcement agency by increasing coordination and cooperation with other Philippine government security forces, notably in regional offices, as well as with the U.
Leopoldo Bataoil (2nd District, Pangasinan) said although the PDEA has posted a significant increase in the number of anti-illegal drug operations, the recent entry of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel requires the strengthening of the PDEA and the increasing of interoperability among the different organizations involved in the campaign against the drug menace.
Santiago and Gutierrez had served as PDEA chiefs during the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and under the current leadership of President Benigno Aquino.