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A gene on chromosome 10q23.2 that encodes lipase A, the lysosomal acid lipase (i.e., cholesterol ester hydrolase) that catalyses the hydrolysis of cholesteryl esters and triglycerides in lysosomes.

Molecular pathology
LIPA mutations are linked to CESD and Wolman disease.
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It is an introductory course to the 30-credit certificate program with which attendees receive the equivalent of three credits toward a CESD certificate.
A degree in community economic and social development (CESD), the first of it's kind in Canada, is coming closer to reality as students are now getting ready to enter their second year in the program.