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by uhna
Sat Jan 10, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Multiple names for everything!
Replies: 1
Views: 2413

Multiple names for everything!

oh dear, is it just me or the longer you study biology the more names the same things get? : P this might just be me confusing myself again but i'm trying to figure out the nomenclature of cell lineages in white blood cells. i've been tryin to figure out someones blood morphology who has acute myelo...
by uhna
Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Streptococcus hydrogen peroxidase
Replies: 1
Views: 2853

Streptococcus hydrogen peroxidase

This is probably a very stupid question but I'm just trying to figure out the relationship between bacteria and chronic granulomatous disease and i know that staphylococcus is hydrogen peroxidase consuming but what i wanted to confirm is, are streptococci hydrogen peroxidase producing?
by uhna
Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Coeliac disease
Replies: 2
Views: 2933

Thanks = )
by uhna
Wed Dec 10, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Coeliac disease
Replies: 2
Views: 2933

Coeliac disease

Am I right in thinking that the most common antigen involved in coeliacs disease is gliadin; a glycoprotein of gluten?
by uhna
Tue Dec 09, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: foetus induce antibody production in mother?
Replies: 3
Views: 2926

foetus induce antibody production in mother?

I've read a paper which said that during pregnancy some mothers are able to lose certain cytotoxic antibodies, but is a foetus able to induce production of anti (x) antibodies in a mother?

Thanks!
by uhna
Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Renal transplant - HLA antibodies
Replies: 0
Views: 1579

Renal transplant - HLA antibodies

I'm doing some immunology case studies with one on a 40 year old mother needing a renal transplant but she has an acute rejection about 5 days later and anti-HLA antibodies are found in her blood. Can anyone help me by explaining why she has developed these antibodies so soon, are the results below ...
by uhna
Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UNCOUPLING PROTEINS
Replies: 1
Views: 1510

UNCOUPLING PROTEINS

Hi
I'm studying for my Human Physiology exam and currently on the topic of Energy Balance Homeostasis, in particular thermogenisis, I'm trying to learn more about uncoupling proteins and mitochondrial proton leaks, can any one tell me the basics as I have no idea where to begin?

thanks!
by uhna
Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: TRANSPORT much confusion
Replies: 2
Views: 1836

TRANSPORT much confusion

I am really confused by something very simple, i need to summarise transport mechanisms of the cell, ie active and passive transport but keep getting different names from everywhere, are the four main groups; facilitated diffusion passive transport facilitated transport active transport and if so wh...
by uhna
Sat May 24, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Biochemistry - Starvation
Replies: 1
Views: 3192

Biochemistry - Starvation

During starvation what switches on the gluconeogenic pathway, and am i right in thinking it's in the liver?