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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As well as visiting key projects such as new housing schemes, the ACTSA delegation met several MPs and tribal chiefs.
54) However, as noted above, the relevant provisions under part IV ACTSA were declared unlawful by the House of Lords in Belmarsh.
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?
A related concern for ACTSA is the proposal by the European Union to cut European Development Fund (EDF) assistance to the SADC.