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(Science: pathology) Any pathological or traumatic discontinuity of tissue or loss of function of a part.

Origin: L. Laesio, laedere = to hurt

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Bio Research Paper Writing

... which is often inadequate. Viral infections pose a theat to DNA and so cell evolved a mechanism called DNA-damage response (DDR) to detect DNA lesions and to signal their repair (DNA-Damange-Response np). Chronic viral infections such as HIV, adenoviruses, herpes simplex 1 and 2, hepititis, ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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microsatellite instability

... one answer: "factors such as increased microsatellite instability have been associated with improved survival in patients with right-sided lesions."

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by kk
Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: microsatellite instability
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Transmission of HIV by sexual contact

... once they are far enough into the system), but passage from women to men does require some sort of lesion for access. Men-to-men does not require lesions, although this was thought to be true - it turns out that the virus can move through some of the rectal surfaces.

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by Darby
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Transmission of HIV by sexual contact
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Life span of DNA

... activities and environmental factors such as UV light and radiation can cause DNA damage, resulting in as many as 1 million individual molecular lesions per cell per day. Many of these lesions cause structural damage to the DNA molecule and can alter or eliminate the cell's ability to transcribe ...

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

Bacteriophages and Acne?

... Nose / Throat Infections Prostatitis and Associated Sexual Problems Infected Prosthesis Chronic Sinusitis (Rhinosinusitis) Skin Boils / Abscess / Lesions Tracheitis Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) and Cystitis Vaginitis Infections Where Circulation is Poor Poor circulation makes it difficult to ...

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by victory798
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteriophages and Acne?
Replies: 9
Views: 15410
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