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What causes mucopolysaccharidoses?

What causes mucopolysaccharidoses?

Mucopolysaccharidosi: is a general term for a genetic defect of enzyme production that causes several syndromes with a variety of characteristics that can overlap from one form to the other. They include face and head abnormalities, heart defects, developmental delay, intellectual impairment, skeletal abnormalities, enlarged liver/spleen, enlarged tongue, hernias and abnormal posture. ...Read more

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Which combination of amino acids produce dystrophin gene?

Which combination of amino acids produce dystrophin gene?

DNA: Genes are made up of nucleic acids called DNA. Those genes are then transcribed into amino acid sequences called proteins. The dystrophin gene is much too large to spell out in a DNA sequence, and its protein is much too large to spell out in an amino acid sequence. Here is a link to some more information on the gene. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/1756 ...Read more

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What is mucopolysaccharidosis?

What is mucopolysaccharidosis?

Mucopolysaccharidosi: is a general term for a genetic defect of enzyme production that causes several syndromes with a variety of characteristics that can overlap from one form to the other. They include face and head abnormalities, heart defects, developmental delay, intellectual impairment, skeletal abnormalities, enlarged liver/spleen, enlarged tongue, hernias and abnormal posture. ...Read more

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What is pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccine?

What is pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccine?

The present vaccines: The existing pneumoccal vaccines are developed by including material that replicates the coating or polysaccharide capsule that varies with each strain.When antibodies develop to the capsule, the pneumoccus can be attacked and neutralized.Some strains have no capsule and cannot be neutralized by the vaccine. ...Read more

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Glycolipids, phospholipds, cholesterol molecules, protiens, what are these?

May I suggest: That you pick up a good biochemistry text - you're clearly interested. You'll enjoy it! ...Read more

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What ratio of pro-collagen molecules are abnormal in type 2 osteogenesis imperfecta?

What ratio of pro-collagen molecules are abnormal in type 2 osteogenesis imperfecta?

See below: Osteogenesis imperfecta (oi) is disorder of congenital bone fragility caused by mutations in the genes that codify for type i procollagen (ie, col1a1 and col1a2). ...Read more

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Which ingredient is the best way fight wrinkles? Retinol, peptides, collagen, stem cells, plancenta, amino acids or vitamin C

Which ingredient is the best way fight wrinkles? Retinol, peptides, collagen, stem cells, plancenta, amino acids or vitamin C

Growth factors: We have known since the 70s that retinoids and retinols are great collagen stimulators (which equals wrinkle fighters). In this century, we developed collagen growth factors which are derived from actual human skin and are necessary for collagen to thrive, thus reducing and eliminating wrinkles. Note i did not say "appearance of wrinkles". Skinmedica is my favorite product to contain these. ...Read more

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Who uses lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose)?

Who uses lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose)?

Severe Dry Eye: Lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose) has been around for years as almost a last resort for people with severe dry eye disease and should be prescribed by your eye md when other means have failed. ...Read more

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Effects of leukemia drugs: mylotarg and cytosine arabinoside?

Effects of leukemia drugs: mylotarg and cytosine arabinoside?

Mylotarg-cytarabine: Open these links: http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/mylotarg.Html http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/cytarabine.Html.

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Is pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency heritable?

Is pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency heritable?

Yes.: In the most common situation it is inherited in an x-linked pattern, affecting hemizygous males (with one x chromosome) and heterozygous females (two x chromosomes, one with mutation). Less commonly it is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, in which a mutation must be provided by both the mother and the father of the affected person. ...Read more

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Whats pyruvate dehydrogenase complex?

Whats pyruvate dehydrogenase complex?

Enzymes: Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex is a complex of three enzymes in the mitichondria that change the Amino Acid pyruvate into the molecule acetyl-coa by a process called pyruvate decarboxylation. Acetyl-coa is used in the citric acid cycle to make energy for cells the complex links the metabolic pathway that breaks down glucose (elemental sugar) to the citric acid cycle. ...Read more

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Substrate name for lipase enzyme?

Substrate name for lipase enzyme?

Olive oil: At least that's what we used for assays when i was doing a lot of clinical chemistry. Today kitmakers sell you "lipase substrate" which the physician need only do quality control on. I suspect it's olive oil. ...Read more

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What is geno cypon syrup used for?

What is geno cypon syrup used for?

GENO: is a BRAND of CYPON ( short term for cyproheptadine Basically an antihistamine For usage see label. THIS IS NOT A RECOMMENDATION! Hope this information is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Which food contain poly amino acid ?

Which food contain <a href="http://www.Alamanda-polymers.Com/content/polyamino-acids-frequently-asked-questions">poly amino acid</a>
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Synthetic: "polyamino acids" are synthetic, and i don't know of any natural foods that contain them. Drug companies use them in research and drug delivery, etc. Of course proteins (that you can eat) are made up of Amino Acids (many of them!) -- so in a sense that would be like a polyamino acid. But it isn't the type the term usually means. ...Read more

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Where is fructose metabolised?

Where is fructose metabolised?

Fructose is Sugar: In the gut as it is absorbed. It is sugar and that is all it is or will become unless there is too much and then the liver will metabolize it and turn it into fat storage molecules known as triglycerides. ...Read more

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What makes proteins defective?

What makes proteins defective?

Genetic & acquired: Most of the protein defects are due to mutations in the dna, i, e., the person inherited a bad gene from one or both parents. Protein defects may be acquired as in the case of cjd and mad cow disease. ...Read more

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Does sweetener zero calories contain lactose sucrose leucine crosscarmellose sodium which is diet sweetener effect on triglycerides like sugar ?

Does sweetener zero calories contain lactose sucrose leucine crosscarmellose sodium which is diet sweetener effect on triglycerides like sugar ?

Sweeteners: Don't have calories, i agree. The trouble is that our taste mechanism is made up of 6 stimulants--- sweet, sour bitter, salt, astringent, and metal. All god made food provides flavor from permutations and combinations of the 6. A single sweet input provides a jolt of pleasure that is addictive. It is brain signals that govern our ability to adapt to our environment. We need to obey diet rules. ...Read more

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