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an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia

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Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa for his leadership in passing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1989.
ADA defines "disability" as "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such individual; a record of such an impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment" (Americans With Disabilities Act, 1990a).
In March 2006, litigation was filed by the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Disability Advocates, and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, among others, claiming that New York State officials violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by transferring mentally ill patients from state psychiatric hospitals into locked nursing home units.
Kennedy and Olney (2001) found that discrimination in the world of work, despite the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), is still a serious problem for people with disabilities.
Ruth O'Brien, Voices from the Edge: Narratives about the Americans with Disabilities Act. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
The lectern complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitations Act of 1973.
A state prisoner brought a civil rights action against a county, the private operator of the county's jail, and others, alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act (RA), and violation of his Eighth Amendment rights.
Norwegian Cruise Ship Lines, which raises the question of whether the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) extends to foreign companies whose ships hit U.S.
As a person with disabilities, that commitment was reinforced for me when I was once advised not to request antibiotics for pneumonia because that illness could bring "an easy death." And despite knowing of Clint Eastwood's fight a few years ago to weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act, I rolled into the theater to view Million Dollar Baby determined to be fair.
In 1990, the first President Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a measure that placed literally every millimeter of every business under federal regulatory scrutiny.
On the other hand, there are better than 999,999,999 chances in a billion that those "elected" by the machines will repeal the Americans with Disabilities Act without waiting for their carefully chosen judges to finish disemboweling what's left of it.
One cultural moment contained some incorrect information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
It also addresses two federal laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities: the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Students with disabilities can use these versions of encyclopedia databases that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act The ADA-compliant version of the Encyclopedia Americana offers more than 45,000 articles for students in grades 8 and up.
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