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Thiamine deficiency

thiamine deficiency

A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of thiamine in the diet, characterised by anorexia, irritability, and weight loss. Later, patients experience weakness, peripheral neuropathy, headache, and tachycardia. In addition to being caused by a poor diet, thiamine deficiency in the united states most commonly occurs as a result of alcoholism, since ethanol interferes with thiamine absorption. In countries relying on polished rice as a dietary staple, beriberi prevalence is very high.


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Thiamine deficiency question

http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=thiamine+deficiency or http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=thiamine+enzymes They are basically asking you, which enzymes is thiamine ...

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by JackBean
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Thiamine deficiency question
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Thiamine deficiency question

Hi, Im having some problems solving this scenario... A person is deficient in thiamine and this person also has high concentrations of lactate and pyruvate in the blood. What enzyme is affected and would be the cause of the increase in Lactate and pyruvate in the ...

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by meatrocket88
Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:19 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Thiamine deficiency question
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alcohol question

... largely depend on the diet of the alcoholic. As it's the result of a thiamine deficiency, I would imagine that if you manage to get enough extra thiamine in your diet to ...

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by pdavis68
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: alcohol question
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