CHAT

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CHAT

A gene on chromosome 10q11.2 that encodes choline acetyltransferase, which binds acetylCoA to choline, controlling acetylcholine production at the synapses of the autonomic nervous system, muscle and the sympathetic nervous system.

Molecular pathology
Polymorphisms of CHAT have been associated with choline acetyltransferase depletion in Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive impairment; CHAT mutations are associated with congenital myasthenic syndrome associated with episodic apnoea.
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For online discussions, extroverts did not show preferences for a particular communication medium, while introverts preferred text chat over audio chat (M = 3.
Table 6 shows the means and standard deviations for the amount of actual participation (number of words per participant) in discussing non-sensitive and sensitive topics FtF, through audio and text chat.
23, respectively); however, participation in audio chat was significantly higher compared to text chat (M = 214.
Discussing the non-sensitive topic, extroverts showed greater activity through FtF compared to text chat (M = 198.
Table 10 shows the means and standard deviations for mean rater evaluations for the quality of contribution to discussions on non-sensitive and sensitive topics through FtF, audio and text chat.
more equal participation, for text chat compared to F2F and discussions through audio chat (SD = 8.
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The set-up of a text chat system can be time-consuming, especially if plans include pre-loading "canned" or scripted responses to questions a company feels will be most commonly asked.
Providing information to customers via text chat allows the customer to save the information or forward it to someone else.
A help page should be designed with the objective of reducing call volume, e-mail volume, text chat volume, and overall customer service cost by providing information to the customer without human interaction.
Text chat is the third most cost-effective method of customer communication.