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...Cystic fibrosis What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is an ailment of the secretory glands that ishereditary and passed through the genes from parents to their offspring. The secretary glands contain sweat and mucus. Parents who give rise to offsprings with Cystic fibrosis might not have the disease themselves because each parent gives two genes that are faulty to their children. The disease usually affects the liver, intestines, pancreas, lungs and sex organs (Rosaler 2007). Mucus provides a lining cavity to the organs, and individual suffering from the disease has mucus that is sticky and thick. It also affects the lungs by building up and blocking the airways that carry the air... number Cystic...
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...Cystic Fibrosis What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease caused by a gene mutation found in chromosome 7. The gene in question is called cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) which normally expresses a protein that helps chloride ions move in and out of epithelial cells lining the air passages and ducts of the intestines, liver, pancreas, and reproductive system. As the CFTR protein pumps chloride ions out, water follows by virtue of osmosis, creating a thin film of water on cell surfaces. This water film facilitates sliding of mucus over the cells. In cystic fibrosis, the CFTR gene is defective and the protein produced... is dysfunctional. Hence,...
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Cystic Fibrosis
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...CYSTIC FIBROSIS Cystic Fibrosis Class Date Table of Contents Abstract 3 Introduction 4 Brief History 4 Cystic Fibrosis 6 Overview 6 Pathogenesis 6 The Animal Model 7 Treatment 9 Transplantation 11 Reflection 12 Conclusion 13 Resources 15 Abstract Cystic fibrosis is developed when the CFTR gene has mutated, disallowing proper balance of fluids in the organs. The sweat of a person with CF will be much saltier than that of the average person which lead to the first and still standard test for CF in which the sweat is tested for sodium and chloride levels. The effects of CF are devastating, but life expectancy in the last 70 years since it was first written about has increased from almost... Running Head:...
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Cystic Fibrosis
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...CYSTIC FIBROSIS Part One Identification of the disease and why they believe it is inherited. Existence of cystic fibrosis has been known for a very long time from stories of old cleaning ceremonies where foreheads of children were licked to see if they were salty and if they were those children were feared to die soon due to the disease which we today call cystic fibrosis (Busch, 13-15 ). The illness was first described in the 1930s with the earlier paper was believed to be published by the Swiss pediatrician Dr. Fanconi who called pancreatic changes in children to be 'celiac syndrome'...
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...CYSTIC FIBROSIS Part One Identification of the disease and why they believe it is inherited. Existence of cystic fibrosis has been known for a very long time from stories of old cleaning ceremonies where foreheads of children were licked to see if they were salty and if they were those children were feared to die soon due to the disease which we today call cystic fibrosis (Busch, 13-15 ). The illness was first described in the 1930s with the earlier paper was believed to be published by the Swiss pediatrician Dr. Fanconi who called pancreatic changes in children to be ‘celiac syndrome’...
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Cystic Fibrosis
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...Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder caused by a single mutated gene; the mutated gene is cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR). It occurs when both parents to a patient are carriers of the defective CFTR gene thereby contributing to the embryo. The carrier of a single mutated gene is asymptomatic and cystic fibrosis is passed by co-inheritance of two mutated CFTR genes, single gene from each parent. It is a deadly disease affecting an approximate 30,000 people living in the United States and about 70,000 around the...
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Cystic Fibrosis
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...Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder caused by a single mutated gene; the mutated gene is cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR). It occurs when both parents to a patient are carriers of the defective CFTR gene thereby contributing to the embryo. The carrier of a single mutated gene is asymptomatic and cystic fibrosis is passed by co-inheritance of two mutated CFTR genes, single gene from each parent. It is a deadly disease affecting an approximate 30,000 people living in the United States and about 70,000 around the...
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Cystic Fibrosis
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...Cystic Fibrosis Introduction Medical archives indicate that, among the litany of genetic diseases known to affect man, cystic fibrosis constitutes one of the thoroughly researched and understood diseases. To this end, it has provided insight on the multiple medical problems that arise from a single genetic defect. Moreover, research on the diseases has improved man’s comprehension of genes, cells and proteins that interlock in a complex interaction to produce organ level disorders. Cystic Fibrosis has been identified as a progressive disorder that affects thousands of people and often...
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...Cystic Fibrosis Introduction Medical archives indicate that, among the litany of genetic diseases known to affect man, cystic fibrosis constitutes one of the thoroughly researched and understood diseases. To this end, it has provided insight on the multiple medical problems that arise from a single genetic defect. Moreover, research on the diseases has improved man’s comprehension of genes, cells and proteins that interlock in a complex interaction to produce organ level disorders. Cystic Fibrosis has been identified as a progressive disorder that affects thousands of people and often...
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Cystic fibrosis
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...Cystic fibrosis is disease that affects the respiratory and digestive systems of the body. This disease is inherited and its primary feature is the excessive production of mucus. The mucus is abnormally thick and sticky and may cause inflammation in the lungs and pancreas. This occurs because the secretion which is normally thin is allowed to flow freely so it clogs up the ducts and passageways. The mucus affects the glands that produce saliva, sweat, tears and the digestive juices. The disease although can occur at any age. While in some people the symptoms begin in early stages of life, for others they may start to appear in adolescence or even in...
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...Cystic Fibrosis, pancreatic insufficiency, CFRD, sinusitis, gastroesophageal reflux Past medical history of pneumonia Genetics: delta F 508/delta F 508 Airway Clearance: In-Courage (vest) System, 30 minutes 2x/day, Acapella, Quake Most recent laboratory data: taken 10/7/2009, due for blood draw today for annual labs and allergy labs, chest x-ray done 11/08/2009 Medications: Albuterol nebulizer 2 puffs 2x/day or as needed every 4 hours, Pulmozyme 1 vial 1x/day, Asmanex 220 mcg one click 2x/day, Colymycine inhaled 2x/day 28 days on, 28 days off and gentamycin alternating months 28 days on and 28... ? Case study information: Information per CF clinic visit on 3/30 NA (female) DOB: 10/07/ 1994 Diagnosis:...
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Biochemistry - Cystic Fibrosis
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...Cystic Fibrosis Introduction Cystic Fibrosis is known to have the biochemical abnormality due to certain genetic mutation. This gene mutation blocks chloride transport causing cystic fibrosis. The protein called the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) influences the transport of chloride and the abnormality is found in the DNA of the related cells. The AF508 mutation that is what it is called as deletes three nucleotides or DNA building blocks from the gene. This loss leads to lack of a single amino acid or phenylalanine at position 508. Though this is the most common mutation, many more have been identified to cause cystic fibrosis. In some cases, the CFTR... Biochemistry - Cystic ...
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Cystic Fibrosis Community Assessment
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...Cystic Fibrosis which has not been given much attention by most health care givers, yet it disrupts the daily activities of the community. The most affected groups in this community are the expectant mothers and the unborn babies who are at risk inheriting the genes. Many people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) have already lost weight. The low weight poses a high risk to the expectant mother and the baby. Others have suffered Gestational Diabetes Mellitus due to the effects of CF. This disease has led to malnutrition of the mother and the fetus. In doing daily...  Community Assessment Problem Identification I. Defining the Problem The specific health problem of this community the prevalence of Cys...
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Impacts of Cystic Fibrosis
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...Cystic Fibrosis The impacts and effects of Cystic Fibrosis at prenatal Care extend to both the expectant mother and the unborn baby. During the pregnancy, a mother may pass the Cystic Fibrosis gene to the baby. One adverse effect of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is weight loss. The low weight poses a high risk to the expectant mother and the baby. Blockage of the pancreas duct is another effect of CF. This blockage interferes with the production of insulin thus, results to the Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. The secretion of the digestive enzymes from the pancreas is also terminated by CF, leading to a dysfunctional digestive system. This situation causes malnutrition to the mother and the fetus... Impacts of...
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Cystic Fibrosis Transplantaton
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...Cystic Fibrosis Lung Transplantation Kelly Page of Cincinnati Introduction Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease with no cure at this time. In the United States there are an estimated 30,000 individuals diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis (“About cf,” 2014). Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is associated with issues of the pancreas, lungs, and gastrointestinal tract (Allen & Visner, 2007). There are several medications and airway clearance therapies available to treat Cystic Fibrosis. When the disease process advances to end-stage, one...
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Lung Transplant in Cystic Fibrosis
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...cystic fibrosis) ID Number: of of School (University) Estimated Word Count: 1,927 Date of Submission: December 31, 2011 LUNG TRANSPLANTS FOR PATIENTS WITH CF Introduction Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disease due to genetic mutation of the gene that is responsible for regulation of the body's sweat, digestive juices and mucus. The particular gene is called the protein cystic fibrosis trans-membrane regulator (or CFTR) and people without cystic fibrosis (CF) have two copies of this specific CFTR gene. Only one CFTR gene is needed for the people to avoid CF and this ailment manifests only when both CFTR genes malfunction. Genetic tests can determine if CF... ? LUNG TRANSPLANTS (for patients with...
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Lung Transplant for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
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...cystic fibrosis) ID Number: of of School (University) Estimated Word Count: 1,927 Date of Submission: December 31, 2011 LUNG TRANSPLANTS FOR PATIENTS WITH CF Introduction Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disease due to genetic mutation of the gene that is responsible for regulation of the bodys sweat, digestive juices and mucus. The particular gene is called the protein cystic fibrosis trans-membrane regulator (or CFTR) and people without cystic fibrosis (CF) have two copies of this specific CFTR gene. Only one CFTR gene is needed for the people to avoid CF and this ailment manifests only when both CFTR genes malfunction. Genetic tests can determine... LUNG TRANSPLANTS (for patients with...
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Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes: A Literature Review
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...Cystic Fibrosis Literature Review The prognosis of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) has shown dramatic improvement over recent years; however,despite these advances, "cystic fibrosis is [still] the most common lethal autosomal recessives disease in whites, affecting 1 in 2,500 births" (Sims, Green and Mehta, 2005: 1581). As technological advances have been made and more becomes known about CF the quality of life of patients suffering from this debilitating disease is improving. However, with this increased technology and more advanced care, new problems are surfacing with increased...
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Treatment of Pancreatic Insufficiency due to Cystic Fibrosis
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...Cystic Fibrosis Teacher               Treatment of Pancreatic Insufficiency due to Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a rare inborn autosomal recessive disease common among people of Northern and Central Europe. CF is all about the problem of mutation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator or CFTR gene, which makes possible the secretion of the protein that regulates body fluids like digestive fluids, sweat and mucus. The result of the disease is therefore the inefficiency of the chloride and sodium transport system of certain internal organs like the lungs, liver, intestine and pancreas. The pancreas is definitely affected by CF... ? Treatment of Pancreatic Insufficiency due to...
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Early detection of signs of aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in children with cystic fibrosis
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...cystic fibrosis [Type the document sub Aminoglycoside based antibiotics are being considered as one of the primary sources of auditory disorders among human beings, and especially in children. Cystic fibrosis also accompanies the hearing disorders and they can severely cause damage of lungs and pancreas. Similarly, ototoxicity can ruin and blemish the vestibular system in the children. There are two primary reasons behind these discrepancies. The Aminoglycoside antibiotic contains special kind of organic materials which target the high frequency hearing instead of low frequency hearing. So, the early detection... the body of cochlea and then the energy is converted into a form which can be...
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Report about this paper In Vitro Activities of Synthetic Host Defense Propeptides Processed by Neutrophil Elastase against Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens
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...cystic fibrosis pathogens authored by Stephen Desgranges, Florie Le Prieult, Alan Daly’ Jeniffer Lydon, Marian Brennan, Dilip K. Rai, Anusha P. Subasinghage, Chandralal M. Hewage, Sally-Ann Cryan, Catherine Greene, Noel G. McElvaney, Timothy P. Symth and Marc Devocelle. This paper was published in the journal Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy under the American society for microbiology on May 2011. The journal has an impact factor of 4.672, a respectable impact factor... Host defence peptides (HDPs) are an integral part of the innate immune response in mammalian immunity. This is because HDPs play diverse and complex roles in immune response from mediating the killing of invading microorganisms to...
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Assessing the validity of screening audiological tests in detecting early signs of ototoxicity in cystic fibrosis children
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...cystic fibrosis.However analysis of all results it is found... ?Results Simple Linear regression equation was plotted and correlation co-efficients were analyzed along with kappa values. Result1: Left Standard PTA (Y) to Left Screening HFPTA(X) Y = alpha + beta X Intercept (alpha) 0 Slope (beta) 0.6 S.D. (beta) 0.0974 T-Stat (beta) 6.1619 P-Value (beta) 0 Correlation 0.7474 R-squared 0.5586 Result 2:Right Standard PTA (Y) to Right Screening HFPTA(X) Y = alpha + beta X Intercept (alpha) 0 Slope (beta) 1 S.D. (beta) 0 T-Stat (beta) 44157213008362808 P-Value (beta) 0 Correlation 1 R-squared 1 Result3 : Right Screening HFPTA(X) to Right Diagnostic HFPTA(Y) Y = alpha + beta X Intercept (alpha) 0 Slope (beta)...
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...Cystic fibrosis affects the digestive and the respiratory system. It is a genetic complication with effects such as recurrent cough, “recurrent chest and lung infections,” and low weight (The National Health Services 2012, p. 1). No cure has been developed for the condition but management strategies exist. A study by Gulmans et. al. identifies the role of physical exercise among children with cystic fibrosis. The researchers established that the children’s exercise increased strength in their ankle and knee muscles, improved their oxygen utility and the children’s masses. All identified effects of the exercise were positive induced emotional and physical status as well as the children’s self...
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...CYSTIC FIBROSIS (Coughlan, Chotirmall, Renwick, et al. 2012) Introduction Pathogenesis in cystic fibrosis, which is a systemic heritable disorder, results from reduction in chloride secretion and increased absorption of sodium. As a result, dehydrated mucus is retained in the airways. Subsequently, chronic infection through pathogenic colonization occurs... in the airways, which may result in respiratory failure. Aspergillus fumigatus is one of the most commonly observed fungi that colonize the respiratory tract in people suffering from cystic fibrosis. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is an exaggerated immune response to A. fumigatus and causes...
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...Cystic Fibrosis Table of Contents Introduction 3 Human Development in children suffering from Cystic Fibrosis 3 The effect of childhood chronic illness on an individual and his or her family 6 Children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis 6 Grown-ups 8 Relatives and companions 8 The importance of understanding of human development and psychological responses to illness 10 Changes in behaviour 11 Conclusion 12 References 12 Introduction With the increasing level of pollution, several disorders have started spreading out and most of the time the children are the major victims. The discussion will focus on the children suffering from cystic fibrosis and how... Development of children suffering from Cystic...
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Biology questions with citations
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...Cystic Fibrosis on the Digestive and Reproductive Systems Cystic fibrosis is a disease of mucous glands characterized by the production of an abnormally thick and sticky mucous along the linings of the digestive, reproductive and respiratory systems (Genetics Home Reference). The digestive system is affected by cystic fibrosis in several ways: firstly, the sticky and thick mucous interferes with the normal functioning of the pancreas by blocking its ducts, thereby preventing insulin and other digestive enzymes from reaching the intestines and aiding digestion, thus fats, proteins and vitamins are poorly absorbed causing nutritional deficiencies; secondly... (Teacher) Biology Questions Effects of Cystic...
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Sickle cell disease
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...Cystic fibrosis follows simple Mendelian autosomal recessive inheritance. Affected people carry two copies of the mutated Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) gene, one inherited from each parent. Carriers will have one normal and one mutated copy of the CFTR gene and their health is normal. However, the carriers will have the potential to pass on the affected gene to their offspring. Let us suppose that both the friend and her fianc are carriers of the mutated CFTR gene, then 1. There is 1 in 4 chance that their baby will have cystic fibrosis. 2. There is 1 in 4...
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Health effects of air pollution
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...cystic fibrosis are at greater risk than those without. Exposing unborn children to cigarette smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of giving birth to underweight children, premature births and children with birth defects (WHO, 2005). Air pollution has profound health impacts on patients suffering from cystic fibrosis. According to Goss et al (2004), cystic fibrosis is a potentially fatal genetic ailment that interferes with the normal functioning of the lungs. Cystic fibrosis affects the lungs, leading to production of thick mucus... Introduction The negative effect of air pollution on the respiratory health is a growing global concern. Emissions from industries, automobiles and tobacco smoke...
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Eugenics
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...Cystic Fibrosis(CF). The author further says that cystic fibrosis is no longer the threat it was once considered, thanks to the advancement in modern science. Hence all the babies diagnosed with it and subsequently hurriedly aborted could have had a chance at life. He says that parents are usually given bits and pieces of information which is not enough to reach a decision. The article is very thought provoking, especially when you think about how easy it is to be misdiagnosed. A human should not decide... ?Your Full Your s 22 March Eugenics Eugenics, simply put, is the practice of producing perfect humans by selective breeding and only allowing healthy babies to be born. Considered barbaric and strictly ...
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Treatment of genetic diseases through Gene Therapy
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...Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common monogenic autosomal recessive diseases. The morbidity and mortality associated with cystic fibrosis can be decreased by the replacement of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene during... ? Treatment of Genetic Diseases through Gene Therapy 09-02-12 Treatment of Genetic Diseases through Gene Therapy Inheritance of Sickle Cell Anemia and Hemophilia: In the United States of America, the most common type of inherited blood disorder is Sickle cell anemia. In accordance with the latest report of National Institutes of Health there are an estimated 80,000 cases of sickle cell anemia in the United States alone. (JONES 2008). The ...
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The use of gene therapy to treat genetic diseases
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...Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common monogenic autosomal recessive diseases. The morbidity and mortality associated with cystic fibrosis can be decreased by the replacement of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene... Treatment of Genetic Diseases through Gene Therapy 09-02-12 Treatment of Genetic Diseases through Gene Therapy Inheritance of Sickle Cell Anemia and Hemophilia: In the United States of America, the most common type of inherited blood disorder is Sickle cell anemia. In accordance with the latest report of National Institutes of Health there are an estimated 80,000 cases of sickle cell anemia in the United States alone. (JONES 2008). The beta ...
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Genetic Counseling--Christian Perspective
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...Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophila, or Huntington’s disease, does not mean the only option is termination of a pregnancy. A Christian genetic counselor can help prepare a couple to deal with a child with any of these afflictions, despite no cure being available for these diseases. The statistics of genetic testing must also be taken into account. Although there is no cure for Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophila, or Huntington’s disease, a Christian genetic counselor can help prepare parents cope with these conditions. Preparations... It is possible to provide genetic counseling as a Christian. Genetic counseling is a tool to provide more information. Just because a child has thechance, small or great, of having...
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Investigating Disease
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...CYSTIC FIBROSIS Disease and Comparison Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic, infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs but which is capable of attacking other parts of the body as well. It has long been considered a killer but it ceased to be a threat once antibiotics to control the disease were discovered. However the disease has reappeared in all parts of the world and to make a serious matter worse, it has developed resistance to the drugs used to treat it making the prognosis unfavourable. This alarming resurgence may be attributed to a misplaced sense of security and complacence. This global resurgence of TB, according to Volmink and Murphy (2005) can... INVESTIGATING DISEASE - TUBERCULOSIS AND...
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Medical Reesearch Critique
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...cystic fibrosis (Esmond, Butler, & McCormack, 2006), the authors set forth their findings obtained during a research project to compare intravenous ("i.v.") antibiotic therapy for adults with cystic fibrosis in a hospital setting versus a home setting. The purpose of critiquing a research report is to examine its various components and opine upon the ethics, research methods, data quality, and other aspects of the information presented. I have chosen the nursing industry standard for critique... Research Critique: Esmond, Butler, and McCormack YOUR FULL OF YOUR SCHOOL OR Research Critique: Esmond, Butler, and McCormack In Comparison of hospital and home intravenous antibiotic therapy in adults with cy...
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Nursing
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...Cystic Fibrosis Epithelial Cells, by Lisa Saiman and Alice Prince. The title of the article is fairly clear; Saiman and Alice ( 1993)the author introduces the term cystic fibrosis Tran’s membrane conductance regulator in the introduction of the text (p.1875), and therefore giving less meaning to the term cystic fibrosis epithelial cells on the title (. To remove confusion on the expectation of the reader concerning the title and the introductory part, the author could have used the later in developing his title, since it is the basis of the articles introduction. There the term cystic... ? The nursing article under review is Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pili Bind to AsialoGM1 Increased on the Surface of Cystic ...
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Biology 206 U3IP
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...cystic fibrosis trait c. Chances (%) for child with cystic fibrosis Fill out/adapt Punnett Square: __C____ __c___ ___C___ CC Cc ___c___ Cc cc a. Chances (%) for healthy child, not a carrier: 25% b. % for child that is carrier for cystic fibrosis trait: 50% c. % for child with cystic fibrosis: 25% Part III: Essay How do both meiosis and sexual reproduction (fertilization) produce offspring that differ genetically from the parents? Include steps in meiosis... Questions Response Part I Original DNA Strand: 3’-T A C C C T T T A G T A G C C A C T-5’ Transcription (base sequence of RNA): A U G G G A A A U C A U C G G U G A Translation (amino acid sequence): Methionine+glycine + Asparagine+ histidine+...
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GENETICS AND GENE MUTATION
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...cystic fibrosis trait c. Chances (%) for child with cystic fibrosis Fill out/adapt Punnett Square: ___C___ __c___ ___C___ CC... Questions Response Part I Original DNA Strand: 3’-T A C C C T T T A G T A G C C A C T-5’ Transcription (base sequence of RNA): AUG-GGA-AAU-CAU-CGG-UGA Translation (amino acid sequence): MET (START)-GLY-ASN-HIS-ARG-STOP Mutated gene sequence one: 3’-T A C G C T T T A G T A G C C A T T-5' Transcription (base sequence of RNA): AUG-CGA-AAU-CAU-CGG-UAA Translation (amino acid sequence): MET (START)-ARG-ASN-HIS-ARG-STOP Mutated gene sequence two: 3’-T A A C C T T T A C T A G G C A C T-5’ Transcription (base sequence of RNA): AUU-GGA-AAU-GAU-CCG-UGA Translation (amino acid sequence):...
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Genetics
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...cystic fibrosis trait c. Chances (%) for child with cystic fibrosis Fill out/adapt Punnett Square: a. Chances (%) for healthy child, not a carrier: 25% (CC) b. % for child that is carrier for cystic fibrosis trait: 25% (cc) c. % for child... Questions Response Part I Original DNA Strand: 3’-T A C C C T T T A G T A G C C A C T-5’ Transcription (base sequence of RNA): AUG-GGA-AAU-CAU-CGG-UGA Translation (amino acid sequence): MET (START)-GLY-ASN-HIS-ARG-STOP Mutated gene sequence one: 3’-T A C G C T T T A G T A G C C A T T-5 Transcription (base sequence of RNA): AUG-CGA-AAU-CAU-CGG-UAA Translation (amino acid sequence): MET (START)-ARG-ASN-HIS-ARG-STOP Mutated gene sequenc...
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Homeostasis
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...Cystic fibrosis Cystinuria Wilson disease Gilbert syndrome Glycogen storage diseases Phenyl ketonuria Haemochromatosis Lipid storage disorder (Biller and Ferro, 9) X linked recessive disorders Adrenoleukodystrophy Hemophilia B Becker’s muscular dystrophy Duchenne muscular dystrophy Fabrys disease Hemophilia A Autosomal dominant disorders in young age people Marfans... Brief introduction to genetic material: Double stranded structure, the two strands running opposite to each other, having sugar molecules, phosphate and base groups (Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, and Cytosine). The arrangement of these base groups in different sequences which gives an individual specific genetic...
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Write an Initial Post with a description of 2 patients
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...Cystic fibrosis (poor clearance of mucus from the bronchi, accumulated in repeated lung infections). Test for detection upper mentioned disorders: spirometry (pulmonary function test... Initial post Gastrointestinal disturbances in the first patient may be caused by: Esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus); Gastritis inflammation of layer covering stomach); Gastroenteritis (inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract); Esophageal varices (dilatation of submucosal veins in the lower part of esophagus); Peptic ulcer (breach in the mucosal layer of the stomach); Ileus (lack of digestive propulsion); Enterocolitis (inflammation of the digestive tract); Appendicitis( inflammation of the appendix);...
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Medical Report
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...cystic fibrosis, Hypercalcemia, hyperlipidemia or hypertriglyceridemia... ?PANCREATITIS Pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas with varying degrees of pancreatic edema, fat necrosis or hemorrhage. The illness occurs mostly in the middle age. It could be acute or chronic. Acute pancreatitis is sudden with a life threatening consequence. The most common cause in acute pancreatitis is the presence of gallstone that may occlude the passage of bile causing the inflammation (Stein & Miller, 2000) and also alcohol intake. Research found out that drugs such as Furosemide and Azathioprine induce acute pancreatitis (Lankisch, Droge, & Gottesleben, 1995). The cause of chronic pancreatitis includes cystic...
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Discuss O-linked oligosaccharide decoration of proteins in the production of mucus and its implications in mucus-producing adeno
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...cystic fibrosis (Perez-Vilar, 2007). In cystic fibrosis, the alkalization due to the defective intracellular chloride channel caused defects in pH-sensitive glucosyltransferases. The abnormal glycoproteins produced by these defective enzymes also provide receptors for Pseudomonas (Al-Awqati, Barasch, and Landry, 1992). 3. Role in cell signaling The less common O-fucose glycans are attached by O-fucosyltransderase 1 and elongated by ? 1,3N-acetylglucosaminyltransferases to epidermal growth factor-like (EGF) repeats of Notch protein. EGF repeats are approximately 40-amino acid-long cysteine-rich motifs, including a conserved six cysteine span... ?Mucin-type O glycans is a component of the outermost coating ...
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CELL BIOLOGY
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...Cystic fibrosis is due to mutations in a single gene that lies on chromosome 7. Only homozygous mutant (ff) individuals are sick; homozygous wild-type (FF) and heterozygous (Ff) individuals are healthy. A healthy married couple has one child with cystic fibrosis and the wife is pregnant with a second child. A. What is the genotype of the mother? The father? Father Ff, Mother Ff. B. What is the chance that the second child will have cystic fibrosis? Chance of having second child affected 25%, (1/4). 4 Shown is a genetic pedigree of a family... A diploid sexually reproducing organism contains five pairs of chromosomes that do not undergo homologous recombination during meiosis. If the chromosomes are...
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Human prompting behavior research paper
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...Cystic fibrosis (CF) experienced declining weight status. Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary transmitted disorder, which affects the organ systems of the body, leading to reduced life expectancy (Stark et al 275). According to the authors, the declining in weight accounts for the significantly increased attempts by parents encouraging children with cystic fibrosis to eat. These parents realized the ramifications associated with pancreatic insufficiency and malabsorption of fats... Human Prompting Behavior Human prompting behavior is vital in the practice of human resource management. Prompting refers to a process of assisting or encouraging a person to elicit a particular desired behavior. Prompted...
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Human Engineering
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...Cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, Thalassemia, congenital malformations, deformations, chromosomal anomalies and also pre diabetics to a greater extent if it runs in the family. Although genetic test and screening does not provide any cure to the condition but affirms the carrier of the genetic anomalies leaving the decision on the parents to go or not to go for the child ("This House Would Allow Parents to Genetically Screen Foetuses For Heritable Diseases"). Works Cited " This House Would Allow Parents to Genetically Screen Foetuses For Heritable Diseases ". Web. 25 May 2012.
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Medical Genetics
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...cystic fibrosis mutation found in this family 1/50 f) The reasoning behind your answer to 2e Applying Hardy-Weinberg equation (p2 + 2pq + q2= 1) where p2 is a constant value of 1 representing the frequency of homozygous dominant (BB) and 1 of 10,000 babies born with cystic fibrosis while 2pq and q2 representing the frequency of heterozygous alleles and the frequency of homozygous recessive (Bb) respectively (Scott, 2012). The chance of Mia being a carrier would be equal to the frequency of heterozygous alleles (Bb). (p2 + 2pq + q2= 1) 1+√ 1/10,000+2(1) = 1/50 g) The chance (expressed as a percentage) that Mia’s unborn girl... Medical Genetics a) The inheritance pattern seen symbolized by gray...
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Human Genome
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...cystic fibrosis (McElheny, 2012). Learning about the diseases imminent in one’s... Human Genome Health Sciences and Medicine of the July2, Human Genome One big purpose of the Human Genome project is to seek out the genetic bases of a range of common diseases that ail the humanity (McElheny, 2012, p. 207). It is a fact that genetic research is yielding new ways in which people can act and prevent getting infected from many common diseases. It is also creating novel personalized ways of treating common diseases. The varied disorders that have genetic bases and that may accrue a viable treatment from the human genome project are heart diseases, diabetes, asthma, cancer, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia, and...
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Inherited disease and pre-natal investigations
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...cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell anaemia, Huntington's disease, Maple syrup urine disease, phenylketonuria etc. These diseases are inherited since the genetic information is precisely copied before being passed on to the offspring from the parents. When a single altered gene is inherited, it is called autosomal dominant. For instance, Huntington's disease is a disease resulting from the inheritance of a single mutated gene. On the other hand... ?Inherited diseases and pre-natal investigations Introduction Inherited diseases are those that occur as a result of mutations in certain genes and are passed on from the parent(s) to theoffspring. Some of the commonly occurring inherited diseases in humans are cystic ...
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Medical Report for Pancreatitis
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...cystic fibrosis, or other genetic conditions. Upon physical examination, the patient was discovered to have a tender mass in his abdomen and a mild fever. Use of the stethoscope revealed an elevated heart and respiratory rate. Findings suggested an acute case of pancreatitis, so... Pancreatitis Middle-aged male patient presented with nausea, vomiting, and pain in the upper left-hand side of his abdomen. Patient d that the pain became worse after eating high-fat foods or when lying down. Upon discussion, patient admitted to a history of alcohol abuse, as well as elevated triglyceride levels (hypertriglyceridemia) and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Patient has no history of autoimmune disorders,...
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HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY QUESTION ASSIGNMENT
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...cystic fibrosis. His parents are normal. What is the genotype of all persons mentioned? The thing to note here is that the parents must be heterozygous. Cystic Fibrosis that is not showing or dominant is said to be recessive. The parents thus are carriers since they appear normal yet they have a child that shows the deformity. It’s justified to say that the parents are carriers since for cystic fibrosis to manifest, like any other trait it requires two genes, one from each of the parents. Let... Task: Definitions Chromatid: This is either of the strands of duplicated chromosome that have linkage at the centromere. Centromere: It is a central zone of a chromosome whereby sister-chromatids have linkage. ...
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