BMAA


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AcronymDefinition
BMAABritish Microlight Aircraft Association
BMAABaptist Missionary Association of America
BMAABucks-Mont Astronomical Association (Pennsylvania)
BMAABismarck-Mandan Apartment Association (Bismarck, ND)
BMAABahrain Martial Arts Association (Manama, Bahrain)
BMAABeta-N-Methyl Amino-L-Alanine
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Environmental neurotoxin interaction with proteins: Dose-dependent increase of free and protein-associated BMAA (beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine) in neonatal rat brain.
Brains of people who suffered the conditions have already been shown to contain high levels of BMAA.
Cyanobacterial neurotoxin BMAA in ALS and Alzheimer's disease.
In 1988 the BMAA adopted a new confession of faith that closely resembles the New Hampshire Confession of Faith.
While further research is required to definitively prove the link between BMAA and neurological degeneration in humans, in the meantime it makes sense to "limit exposure to BMAA in the human diet.
This organization published a study in 2009 showing that patients with Alzheimer's disease and ALS had extremely high levels of BMAA in their brains.
Geoff Weighell, chief executive of the BMAA, said it was a "two seat home-built light aircraft from the LAA (Light Aircraft Association) fleet".
Geoff Weighell, Chief Executive of the BMAA, said: "Using the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) UK Register I have confirmed that the aircraft was not a microlight.
Geoff Weighell, Chief Executive of the BMAA, said: "It is being widely reported that the mid-air collision at Coventry on August 17 involved a microlight aircraft.
Under certain conditions, blue-green algae, as Spirulina, seems to be able to produce a neurotoxin called BMAA ([beta]-N-methylamino-L-alanine), which can cause a neurodegenerative disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-parkinsonism-dementia complex) (Papapetro-poulos 2007).
It is certified organic under BCS organic standards; grown in compliance with ISO9001 standards; processed in compliance with GMP standards; certified kosher; certified free of BMAA bacteria; IHB certified free of algal toxins; and free of any animal derived materials and/or byproducts.