Using current primary literature, discuss the aromatase-inhibiting anticancer drugs
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Most of the development and use of these drugs have been for cancers of the breast, as well as a selection of other cancers, found to express aromatase enzyme activity. Aromatase synthesizes… The paper will, then, continue with a discussion of the molecular structures, binding methods, and corresponding effects of the aromatase inhibitors (AIs). The…
Sports Nutrition
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This essay is about popular enhancing supplements, whether I would implement the plan for an athlete, the regulations governing the use of these supplements and the way I would counsel an athlete that is using a banned substance. For a long time now, many people who are engaged… The sports enhancing drugs helps the athletes to enhance physically, increase…
Post Menopausal Syndrome
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During this period the menstrual cycle occurs irregularly over a period of 6 to 12 months before it eventually stops. The menopause period and post menopausal period includes… Other symptoms include lack of sleep, depression, and a decreased interest in sex. The bodily changes include changes in the vagina which becomes smaller and opening becomes narrower.…
Doping in Sports
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This research paper aims to discuss if doping in sports is a problem because of dangerous side effects, cost of drug testing, and loss of revenue to owners and players. Athletics are meant to promote health, fair and just play as well as the overall interactions among people of different ethnicities.… Doping in athletes is the most current element that…
Biology of Androgens and Estrogens
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Androgens, such as testosterone, are primarily produced in the testes, but physiologically significant amounts can be synthesized by the adrenal cortex as well. The primary female sex hormone is estradiol, a member of the estrogen family, produced by the ovaries and placenta.… In the males androgens produced by the testes and adrenal cortex contribute to the…
Summery of the studies been done by 3 researchers (B.K. CAMPBELL, HELEN PICTON and MC NEILY) on folliculogenesis in Female ewes
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1989) examined the episodic ovarin inhibin secretion in ewes, and concluded that oestradiol secretion by the ovary is not due to pulses of LH, but brought up by ovarian inhibin secretion. Campbell (et al. 1995; 1997) studied the… Concentration of FSH decreased during follicular growth, while that of LH surged. FSH concentration increased on day 1 and a second…
Should doping be allowed in professional sports
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Folke Sjoqvist, Mats Garle and Anders Rane in Use of Doping Agents, Particularly Anabolic Steroids, in Sports and Society talks of how anabolic androgenic steroids has advanced from just a sport-related problem to public health issue. ProCon.org says how proponents argue… It also does not offer equal opportunity in sports because of unfair advantage over…
Ing-minske procedure/ amino acid protection/ nucleotide analogues/ stereochemistry/ regioselectivity
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However, these organic compounds contain multiple amino acids which are bound together via “peptide” bonds; also known as amide bonds. Synthesis of peptides involves the coupling of carboxyl… The protecting groups are used to prevent polymerization of amino acids, in which each amino acid is not protected. Polymerization is a common reaction, due to excessive…
What kind of advantage do steroids really give athletes especially in a sport like baseball where it takes more than muscle to hit a curveball
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This paper will address why despite the ban by professional leagues and sports governing bodies, the abuse of the substance is still rampant among baseball athletes. The thesis that this paper seeks to follow is that steroids enables athletes to achieve a higher degree of performance on sports like baseball that requires more than muscle to hit the curveball.…
Steriodogenesis has a common pathway but hormonal steriods are secreted in a strongly cell specific manner. Discuss
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Steriodogenesis Name Institution Steriodogenesis is the synthesis of steroidal hormones from cholesterol. Cholesterol is a sterol derived from steroid nucleus. A steroid is an organic molecule that contains four fused cycloalkane rings (Jeremy 2011, p.78).… Steroidogenesis takes place in endocrine glands like the adrenal and gonads.P450side chain linked…
Amino Acide
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Production of peptides in known as "peptide synthesis", in organic chemistry. However, these organic compounds contain multiple amino acids which are bound together via "peptide" bonds; also known as amide bonds. Synthesis of peptides involves the coupling of carboxyl group or C-terminus of one amino acid to the amino group or N-terminus of another amino acid.…
Why do women have facial hair or body hair. What is causing this phenomena. Can it be cured or changed
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Hair growth in women’s facial and body parts varies in individuals based on factors like race, health conditions, heredity tendency, diet lifestyle and the habits of drugs and steroids taken. A certain amount of hair is normal, but becomes a problem for women when it… All people have hormones in their bodies that stimulate growth of their bodies and facial…
Olympian Marion Jones
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Performance enhancing drugs in sports has really become a controversial issue in world professional sports today as its effects, advantages, and disadvantages stand out clearly. … Never have they had more training aids at their disposal. Before athletes did not have more opportunities to cheat by using performance-enhancing drugs, but it has become a huge…
Major 8-1
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However, performance-enhancing drugs like steroids are being used by adolescence, which are sometimes “available over the counter or… icated in causing liver cancers, aggressive behavior, gynaecomastia, and testicular atrophy (Josefson, 1996, 702).” Adolescence use performance enhancing drugs due to the pressure to achieve difficult goals, which paves the way…
Reproduction problems
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Reproduction problems Case 1 The patient has a deficiency in the enzyme 21B hydroxylase which is responsible for the biosynthesis of corticosteroids which include cortisol and aldosterone. The enzyme is found in the gene CYP21A2.… In the case of this patient the deficiency of 21 Hydroxylase led to the over production of androgen in the adrenal gland, which…
Adolescence and Performance Enhancing Drugs
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The abuse of performance-enhancing drugs, especially by adolescence, is a very serious problem. "In large doeses, anabolic steroids have been implicated in causing liver cancers, aggressive behavior, gynaecomastia, and testicular atrophy … "In large doeses, anabolic steroids have been implicated in causing liver cancers, aggressive behavior, gynaecomastia, and…
Steroids in sports
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The use of steroids is extensive and rampant in the sports world these days. This steroid is being widely used to enhance the performance of a player and people in the sports… We have witnessed suspension of different players due to the reason that they were involved in taking steroids for enhancing their performance. The steroids are unhealthy for the body…
Steriods in sports
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The Corticosteroids is also divided into two major groups that is; the cortisone and the prednisone. Corticosteroids are a class of steroids that mostly are always… Anabolic steroids are always considered illegal to be used in sporting activities and can only be provided under the prescription of a doctor. They are imperative in the treatment of muscle related…
Anabolic Steroids
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Athletes may have to sacrifice their social and family life and spend lots of money to build their career. They may also suffer from pain related to the physical work involved in sports. But of all these, the most… While some athletes like Michael Johnson, a sprinter who won a couple of gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, love pressure and enjoy it,…
I have two ideas: Either the illegal use of steroids for athletes( or in general) or Elmimate the soda bottles/can/water bottles
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(Name) (Instructors’ name) (Course) (Date) Introduction Drugs normally denoted as "steroids" are known as anabolic -androgenic or (anabolic) as well as corticosteroids. Corticosteroids, for instance, cortisone, are medicines, which doctors typically recommend to aid control inflammation within the body.… Steroids increase protein in cells, particularly…
Adverse T:E Ratio: Possible Doping
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The essay "Adverse T: E Ratio: Possible Doping" describes what the misuse of drugs in human sports in an attempt to enhance performance, usually known as doping, is, unfortunately, an extensive and old practice. Ethical and health aspects are of particular concern.… The implications are serious. This indicates additional criteria for testosterone doping…
Athelets and Drugs
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Recreational drugs, both legal and illegal, are used by members of every social group. They are used by rich and poor, young and old, and by members of every race and religious group. … "Although they have legitimate medical uses, steroids are increasingly being used by individuals as a way to quickly build up muscle and increase strength"(Goldberg, 316).…
Steroids
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When we here the word steroid we think of the sports and athletic events, as these chemicals are abused by many. We also hear this when we are talking about anti-inflammatory drugs. However, these are a group of chemicals that are present in the body. In general, steroid refers to a group of naturally occurring or synthetic fat-soluble organic compounds that has structure based on a steroid nucleus - a hydrogenated cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene ring system (Figure 1).…
Clinical studies of hormonal treatment approaches to prostate cancer
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Alternate Hormonal Treatment Approaches to Metastasis Prostrate Cancer Introduction: The fundamental unit of life is cell. The human body is made up of numerous cells and these cells carry out various functions all throughout the body. Generally growth occurs in the body when the cells divide to form new cells in an orderly way.… They are in the form of mass…
Pathology/Physiology
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Heredity, the stresses of life, fame and fortune, and the environment constantly attack the health of the average American female. Every day, someone’s mom, someone’s sister or someone’s… Women, in particular, are greatly impacted by health issues because they bear children. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, commonly known as PCOS is a common condition in women of…
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