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Are Biocytin Hydrolase and Biotinidase the same thing?

Are Biocytin Hydrolase and Biotinidase the same thing?

Iso enzyme.: I do no have much knowledge about this, not my field of expertise. It seems like biotinidase is an isoenzyme of biocytin hydrolase. ...Read more

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What is the role of biotinidase?

What is the role of biotinidase?

Basic metabolism: Biotinidase is an enzyme that allows the body to use and recycle the b vitamin biotin. It extracts biotin from food because the body can not produce it itself. This enzyme also recycles biotin from other enzymes in the body that use it as a helper component in order to function. Biotinidase is important in the processing of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. It is a very important enzyme. ...Read more

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What exactly is the role of biotinidase in the body?

What exactly  is the role of biotinidase in the body?

Biotinidase: Enzyme that removes Biotin from Biocytin & makes it available to be reused by other enzymes. Biotin is needed for cell growth, & metabolism of fats & amino acids , & regulation of blood sugar. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the role of biotinidase in the body?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
5 doctors agreed:
I want to know what's the role of biotinidase in the body?

Biotinidase: Enzyme that removes Biotin from Biocytin & makes it available to be reused by other enzymes. Biotin is needed for cell growth, & metabolism of fats & amino acids , & regulation of blood sugar. ...Read more

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What are the medical problems associated with biotinidase deficiency?

What are the medical problems associated with biotinidase deficiency?

See below: seizures, weak muscle tone (hypotonia), breathing problems, and delayed development. If left untreated, the disorder can lead to hearing loss, eye abnormalities and loss of vision, problems with movement and balance (ataxia), skin rashes, hair loss (alopecia), and a fungal infection called candidiasis. Immediate treatment and lifelong management with biotin supplements can prevent many of these ...Read more

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What labs are drawn with biotinidase deficiency and what do they mean?

What labs are drawn with biotinidase deficiency and what do they mean?

See below: Usually when biotinidase deficiency is suspected, an inborn error of metabolism is suspected and multiple labs are drawn as the general symptoms are similar to may other inborn errors of metabolism. Labs including, serum ammonia, urine organic acids, plasma amino acids urine ketones, blood gas, serum chemistries, biotinidase, carnitine, and acylcarnitine profiles are drawn. Results will vary. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my daughter was recently diagnosed with biotinidase deficiency. Need help with reading lab report(s).?

Should i be concerned if my daughter was recently diagnosed with biotinidase deficiency. Need help with reading lab report(s).?

VERY concerned: If you do not follow instructions exactly, your daughter will end up severely disabled. If you comply, she should have a good life. This is why we test for it. And please forgive my frankness -- if the folks who gave you the reports did not explain them clearly, go right back and demand that they do so. Everything depends on your being accurately informed and pro-active. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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Can i smoke ??

Can i smoke ??

No. Of course not.: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over? ...Read more

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Is lead safe ?

Is lead safe ?

Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more

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How do I fast?

How do I fast?

Fast: I assume you are asking about fasting for a test. This is usually nothing except water after dinner. About a 12 hour fast. ...Read more

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Im new member?

Congratulations: Congratulations for joining. We hope you find this forum to be educational and inspiring. ...Read more

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How to get fat?

How to get fat?

See below: First of all, i don't suggest getting "fat" as it brings about many hazards. But if you are underweight and want to gain weight, do so by increasing your calorie intake. You need to consume more calories than you burn. Don't do this by eating a lot of junk food. Make sure you're getting all your essential nutrients. Also, you can gain muscle mass by weight lifting or other activities like that. ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more

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Who is at risk?

Question?: You do not have a question that i can answer. Please address who is at risk for "what"? Let us know and we will try to answer. ...Read more

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Is sex healthy?

Is sex healthy?

Sex is Part of Life: Sex is a very important part of our human experience. Sex can be used to enhance life, bring life to the world, to heal and enhance relationships. All forms of sexual activity can be used to be healthy but they can be misused and cause hurt and pain. But, being sexual is going to be part of your life experience and there is nothing unhealthy about being curious and learning. ...Read more

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