ARSA

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ARSA

A gene on chromosome 22q13.31-qter that encodes arylsulfatase A, which hydrolyses cerebroside sulfate to cerebroside and sulfate.

Molecular pathology
Defects in ARSA cause metachromatic leukodystrophy.
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Arso had been the scientist at the other end of the email.
"The perpetrator was finally caught in the act,' says Arso. 'The male was seen killing and eating four pups within the next few days.' The resulting research paper was nicknamed the 'Hannibal Report' and researchers now knew that grey seals were capable of inflicting the mysterious 'corkscrew' marks on their prey.
Power was cut just after 2.30pm in Moniatis, Arsos, Pano Platres, Trimilklini, Vasa Kilaniou, Potamitissa, Pera Pedi and Omodos.
Meetings are held at the Cyprus Youth Board next to Arsos Park in Paphos Old Town and all age groups and nationalities are welcome, however, attendees must be aged over 18 years.
Pachna route; Ayios Amvrosios, Prastio, Avdimou, Vasa Kilaniou, Ayios Therapon, Arsos, Anogyra.
Stage two, on April 2, will again begin at Paphos Castle, then to Kouklia, Arsos, Ayios Nikolaos, Nikokleia and Kouklia.
They will then head towards Archimandrita, Mousere, Dora and Arsos. After Arsos cyclists will move towards Ayios Nikolaos and ride the fast section along the Diarizos Valley.
Starting from Paphos, entering the Diarizos Valley to climb up to Ayios Nikolaos, Arsos and have the timed section finishing in Mallia.
The residents of mountain communities on Troodos where it will be the coldest have been gathering firewood to heat up their homes, avoiding buying heating fuel, an expense that is no longer subsidised by the state, said Costas Constantinou, the community leader of Arsos, a Limassol district village that is built roughly 800 metres above sea water and home to some 200 people.
A FIRE close to Arsos village in the Limassol district was brought under control at around 8pm on Tuesday after burning dry grass, wild vegetation and trees.