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GATS  -  GATS, stromal antigen 3 opposite strand

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: DKFZp686B07267, STAG3 opposite strand transcript protein, STAG3OS
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High impact information on GATS

  • As part of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) negotiations, the WTO working party on reform of domestic regulation is developing a regulatory reform agenda which could mark a new era of compulsion in international trade law [1].
  • The salamander G alpha t-1 has 91.2-93.7% amino acid sequence identity to mammalian rod G alpha t subunits and 79.7-80.9% to mammalian cone Gats [2].
  • This article provides an overview of considerations related to (international) trade in health services and key features of GATS that are relevant to public health [3].
  • After examining the various aspects of telemedicine and its place in international trade, the author looks at the structure and functioning of GATS and how telemedicine is regulated under this agreement [4].

Biological context of GATS

  • The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), created under the auspices of the World Trade Organization, aims to regulate measures affecting international trade in services-including health services such as health insurance, hospital services, telemedicine, and acquisition of medical treatment abroad [5].


  1. Rewriting the regulations: how the World Trade Organisation could accelerate privatisation in health-care systems. Pollock, A.M., Price, D. Lancet (2000) [Pubmed]
  2. Salamander rods and cones contain distinct transducin alpha subunits. Ryan, J.C., Znoiko, S., Xu, L., Crouch, R.K., Ma, J.X. Vis. Neurosci. (2000) [Pubmed]
  3. Developing countries and trade in health services: which way is forward? Timmermans, K. International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Distance health services under the general agreement on trade in services. Yeo, M.S. Journal of health law. (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. The general agreement on trade in services: implications for health policymakers. Belsky, L., Lie, R., Mattoo, A., Emanuel, E.J., Sreenivasan, G. Health affairs (Project Hope) (2004) [Pubmed]
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