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disturbance, impairment or abnormality of the functioning of an organ.

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Life span of DNA

... Nuclear DNA damage can contribute to aging either indirectly (by increasing apoptosis or cellular senescence) or directly (by increasing cell dysfunction. DNA repair refers to a collection of processes by which a cell identifies and corrects damage to the DNA molecules that encode its genome. ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Life span of DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 6960

Amyloid beta (A4) precursor protein degradation products

... enzyme Erzhi hypoxia, caused by calcium metabolic disorders and inhibition of long duration action potential, leading to memory and cognitive dysfunction. This shows that A beta may also accumulate in cells and play an important role in the early onset of Alzheimer's disease. However, the ...

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by Anonymous
Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amyloid beta (A4) precursor protein degradation products
Replies: 1
Views: 8718

Are the cells in are body constantly being renewed

... system is always on the lookout – not only for invading microorganisms, but also for cells that have not replicated correctly and could cause dysfunction of some kind. At least this is true if you provide the nutrients necessary for your immune system to function correctly. Even your bones ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are the cells in are body constantly being renewed
Replies: 13
Views: 11294


... thankfully never last beyond about 6 hours, although when I was younger. Well the burp is just a side effect of this miasma of an illness or dysfunction. If it was *just* the burp, I would not be as worried (I've heard mint can suppress the hydrogen sulfide taste). Did your mother also suffer ...

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by blackmantis
Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 35
Views: 136702


... poison/ drug that will result in the following effect such as disruption of growth, decrease in cognitive ability, disrupt memory, cause erectile dysfunction, weaken immune system, and decrease blood circulation, but not death?

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by f24u7
Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this kind of poisoning possible?
Replies: 7
Views: 3048
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