|Born||18 February 1878|
|Died|| 18 December 1957 79) (aged|
Thomas Refsum (18 February 1878 – 18 December 1957) was a Norwegian sport shooter. He was born in Sørum, and his club was Christiania Skytterlag. He competed in military rifle and free rifle at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.
Sørum is a municipality in Akershus county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Romerike. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Sørumsand. Sørum was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838. The municipality of Blaker was merged with Sørum on 1 January 1962.
The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 960,031 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the capital of Stockholm County.
The Rifle Brigade was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army formed in January 1800 as the "Experimental Corps of Riflemen" to provide sharpshooters, scouts, and skirmishers. They were soon renamed the "Rifle Corps". In January 1803, they became an established regular regiment and were titled the 95th Regiment of Foot (Rifles). In 1816, at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, they were again renamed, this time as the "Rifle Brigade".
Phytol is an acyclic diterpene alcohol that can be used as a precursor for the manufacture of synthetic forms of vitamin E and vitamin K1. In ruminants, the gut fermentation of ingested plant materials liberates phytol, a constituent of chlorophyll, which is then converted to phytanic acid and stored in fats. In shark liver it yields pristane.
Gagan Narang is an Indian shooter, supported by the Olympic Gold Quest. He was the first Indian to qualify for the London Olympics. He won the Bronze Medal in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle Event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with a final score of 701.1 on 30 July 2012.
Refsum disease, also known as classic or adult Refsum disease, heredopathia atactica polyneuritiformis, phytanic acid oxidase deficiency and phytanic acid storage disease, is an autosomal recessive neurological disease that results in the over-accumulation of phytanic acid in cells and tissues. It is one of several disorders named after Norwegian neurologist Sigvald Bernhard Refsum (1907–1991). Refsum disease typically is adolescent onset and is diagnosed by above average levels of phytanic acid. Humans obtain the necessary phytanic acid primarily through diet. It is still unclear what function phytanic acid plays physiologically in humans, but has been found to regulate fatty acid metabolism in the liver of mice.
The KH-2002 Khaybar is an Iranian-designed assault rifle, derived from the DIO S 5.56 assault rifle and further developed by Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO). It was designed in 2001 with samples produced in 2003 with the eventual production of the KH2002 commencing in 2004. It is similar in appearance to the FAMAS and Steyr AUG assault rifles.
Pipecolic acidemia, also called hyperpipecolic acidemia or hyperpipecolatemia, is a very rare autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that is caused by a peroxisomal defect.
Peroxin-7 is a receptor associated with Refsum's disease and rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata type 1.
Infantile Refsum disease (IRD), also called infantile phytanic acid storage disease, is a rare autosomal recessive congenital peroxisomal biogenesis disorder within the Zellweger spectrum. These are disorders of the peroxisomes that are clinically similar to Zellweger syndrome and associated with mutations in the PEX family of genes. IRD is associated with deficient phytanic acid catabolism, as is Adult Refsum disease, but they are different disorders that should not be confused.
In enzymology, a phytanoyl-CoA dioxygenase (EC 188.8.131.52) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction
Marie Borge Refsum is a Norwegian politician, who served as a member of the Conservative Party.
An assault rifle is a selective-fire rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine. Assault rifles were first used during World War II. Though Western nations were slow to accept the assault rifle concept, by the end of the 20th century they had become the standard weapon in most of the world's armies, replacing full-powered rifles and sub-machine guns in most roles. Examples include the StG 44, AK-47 and the M16 rifle.
Alexander Refsum Jensenius is a Norwegian researcher and musician. He is Associate professor and was Head of the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo during the period 2013-2016. He is currently Deputy Director of RITMO - Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion at the University of Oslo, and serves as the Chair of the Steering Committee for NIME, the International Conference in New Interfaces for Musical Expression. He is the grandson of politician Marie Borge Refsum.
Tor Hermod Refsum was a Norwegian painter.
Helge Refsum (1897–1976) was a Norwegian jurist and politician for the Centre Party. Refsum received his law degree in 1921, and was secretary at the Ministry of Social Affairs from 1921 to 1926. He was appointed registrar in 1922 and in 1949 he became presiding judge at Gulating Court of Appeal. From 1965 to 1972, he sat on the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Thomas Farnik, born 6 January 1967 in Vienna, is an Austrian rifle shooter.
Maja Refsum was a Norwegian sculptor and teacher.
Ashley Phillip Adams was an Australian Paralympic shooting medallist and cattle grazier.
Mike Collings is a sport shooter from New Zealand.
John Snowden is a sport shooter from New Zealand.
Sigvald Bernhard Refsum was a Norwegian neurologist and university teacher.
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