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What does grans electrons, and what does it mean if they are high?

What does grans electrons, and what does it mean if they are high?

Totally Greek to me: Good evening. I am a neurologist and I must admit the term you are using is COMPLETELY FOREIGN to me...I even tried looking at it phonetically in case you had miswritten something....you got me scratchin' my head. Can you provide more detail? Is this from a report? You may write me a note and I'll be happy to investigate it for you: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Upload report to me please. ...Read more

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Electron transport chains and ATP synthase enzymes are embedded within what?

Electron transport chains and ATP synthase enzymes are embedded within what?

Mitochondria: It sounds like you have been reading about mitochondria, the powerhouse organelle of cells. These organelles use methods to create the cellular currency of energy, Adenosine triphosphate. You probably read that a portion of the ATP synthase complex is embedded in the mitochondrial membrane. Read about it here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3278611/ You can consult me if you have Q's ...Read more

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Why is it bad to breathe pure oxygen and is it true it strips down the molecules to a single electron or what?

Why is it bad to breathe pure oxygen and is it true it strips down the molecules to a single electron or what?

It can be bad: Air is approx 80 % nitrogen and 20% oxygen. When you breath 100% oxygen it creates free radicals that act like "pacman" and destroys lung tissue. This can occur with in 6-12hours of breathing the pure oxygen. ...Read more

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What do mitochondria do in the cells?

What do mitochondria do in the cells?

Supply cell energy.: Mitochondria are where most cell energy is produced. This is used to perform functions in the cell and the body. Many cells, like muscle/heart muscle have a lot of mitochondria in them so they can actively do things like contract and move the blood/bones/etc. They are connected to. Sperm cells have a lot of mitochondria that supply enrergy to their flagella/tail so they can travel in fluid. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my body swollen?

What is the cause of my body swollen?

Anasarca?: If there is swelling involving the entire body, the list of things that can cause it is long. Abnormalities relating to the heart, kidneys, intestines and the endocrine system can do this. Certain medications are implicated as well. Being more specific about the swelling would help your doctor provide a better answer. The complaint of "body swelling" requires a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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How i can care the swollen apéndice xifoides

How i can care the  swollen  apéndice  xifoides

Más información: Podría ser normal, pero más notable debido a la pérdida de peso. Puede haber inflamación debido a una lesión en las costillas o la espalda, una hernia de estómago, o un tumor. Consulte a su médico. It could be normal, but more noticeable due to weight loss. May be inflammation due to a rib or back injury, a stomach hernia, or tumor. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the function of mitochondria in the body?

Mitochondria: Please go online to "Wikipedia" and type in mitochondria. This will help you understand.. There are other similar articles on the web. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has swollen balls what could cause this?

My boyfriend has swollen balls what could cause this?

Many things: Has there been injury? Does he have signs or symptoms of infection? One could consider tumor as the cause. This is not normal and i would recommend an urgent evaluation. Torsion of the testicles is another consideration but not common for both to have such an incident. Urge him to get checked out. ...Read more

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What do u do for a jammed pinky thats black and swollen?

What do u do for a jammed pinky thats black and swollen?

Get it looked at...: Trauma that leads to discoloration should be examined. It it possible you have a fracture. Until you see someone, apply ice for the swelling and take an NSAID for the pain. Ouch! ...Read more