peeling skin syndrome, acral type

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peeling skin syndrome, acral type

An extremely rare autosomal recessive genodermatosis (OMIM:609796) characterised by shedding of the outer epidermis, especially of the dorsa of the hands and feet, which is exacerbated by increase ambient temperature and/or humidity. 

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects of TGM5, which encodes a transglutaminase that catalyses cross-linking in proteins between glutamine and lysine residues.
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Dr Davies APSS announcement targets food and beverage value addition and processing (including black-owned winemakers), feed production, fertiliser production, fibre production and furniture.
However, there are advanced plug strips on the market that incorporate these technologies and have an MSRP of approximately $20 to $60, although these less expensive APSs typically do not provide submetering capability.
In the next section, we give an overview of APSS and discuss its development, deployment, and evaluation thus far.
Speaking on the workshop, Nehul Goradia, VP -- Channel and Alliances at Optimus Technology and Telecommunications said, "As part of our Optimus Academy initiative, we once again organised an intensive APSS training workshop for our channel partners.
The other concrete mixes had limestone aggregate substituted at various replacement levels (5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 35% and 40%) by APSs. All mix design parameters were kept constant except for the aggregate component.
The participants were trained by experts on Avaya's product range, sales, design and support and received the APSS certification.
The study involving 21 healthy volunteers aged 18-40 years was presented on June 21, 2006 at APSS (Associated Professional Sleep Societies) in Salt Lake City, USA.
Since last September, Agriliance recruiters have filled 124 openings for positions as APSs, agronomy department managers, sales managers and product applicators.
These opportunities were recognized with the name change to APSS, which is now identified as one of DCMA's 13 service sets.
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Implementation of Appeals processing sections (APSS) has resulted in improved service to taxpayers, a reduction in overall processing time, the elimination of redundant work, improvement in quality of work and the establishment of upward mobility positions within Appeals.