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The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.

AS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for American Samoa. This is the code used in international transactions to and from American Samoan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for American Samoa. This is used as an international standard for shipping to American Samoa. As a territory of the United States, American Samoa is also assigned the geocode ISO 3166-2:US-AS.
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The genetic material was targeting two different forms of arsenic, and authors believe that the pathways occur in two organisms that cycle arsenic back and forth between different forms.
'Individuals with chronic exposure to arsenic are at higher risk of death at younger age because arsenic is such a toxic agent that affects all systems of human body," said Dr Muhammad Yunus, emeritus scientist and senior author of the study.
The present study from aimed to observe the various clinical features of chronic arsenicosis on usage of arsenic contaminated ground water among the residents of Pathalkudwa mohalla, Ranchi district.
According to the research published in 'Science of the Total Environment,' the filter proved to be effective to clean the water from arsenic by up to 95 per cent.
The arsenic level was high in cooked chicken muscle meat regardless of type of cooking utensils and ranged from 41.3ng/g to 47.7ng/g compared to other food items.
The first data set was provided by the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS), a multidisciplinary and large prospective cohort study on the health consequences of chronic use of iAs-contaminated groundwater as the source of drinking water in Araihazar, Bangladesh, conducted between October 2000 and May 2002 (Ahsan et al.
The award recipients from stage 1 of the arsenic sensor prize competition are: Natalie Cookson, President of Quantitative Biosciences, Inc.
Data analysis revealed that overall 14 percent water samples were identified unsafe due to higher arsenic concentration in Punjab Province whereas 16 percent in Sindh when compared with World Health Organization (WHO) guideline values of arsenic in drinking water (10ppb).
The study objectives for Cerro Gordo County were to identify the source, mobilization, and distribution of arsenic in groundwater.
Arsenic is a toxic substance that seriously affects human health.
The impact of arsenic compounds on human health and environment is known.
The immediate symptoms of acute arsenic poisoning include vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.