Essays Tagged: "cells and tissues"

Lupus, a chronic, autoimmune disease

e system loses its ability to tell the difference between foreign substances (antigens) and its own cells and tissues. The immune system the make antibodies directed against "self". These antibodies, ... oms of lupus include chest pain, hair loss, sensitivity to the sun, anemia (a decrease in red blood cells), and pale or purple fingers and toes from cold or stress. Some people experience headaches, d ...

(5 pages) 204 1 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


lar type of body cell begins to grow and multiply abnormally, eventually forming a mass of renegade cells that doctors call a malignancy or a malignant tumor. Under a microscope, malignant cancer cell ... lignant tumor. Under a microscope, malignant cancer cells look different from their normal neighbor cells, and they act differently, too. They are aggressive and invasive; they don't respect the body' ...

(2 pages) 69 2 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stem Cell research paper.

oversial topic that has become a heated national debate. Researchers have found that embryonic stem cells can divide and regenerate. These embryonic stem cells can grow into many types of cells and ti ... ic stem cells can grow into many types of cells and tissues. Scientists believe that embryonic stem cells can have a positive impact in finding a cure for a wide range of diseases including Parkinson' ...

(9 pages) 232 1 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology


immune disease, which can affect any system in the body. This disease makes the body attack its own cells and tissues. The immune system makes antibodies, which are supposed to protect the body, but i ... Haemolytic anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia 10 Immunologic disorder Tests on LE cells, anti-DNA and anti-SM antibodies 11 Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA blood test) Whe ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


when diagnosed. The type of cancer Matt has is called Leukemia, which is cancer of the white blood cells. This cancer starts in the bone marrow but can then spread to the blood, lymph nodes, the sple ... posure to massive amounts of radiation, and drugs used for the treatment of other cancers. Leukemia cells in the Acute Leukemia grow rapidly and require therapy right away (Veritas Medicine). This typ ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stem Cell Research

ssion of whether or not certain studies and medical techniques have been ethical. The study of stem cells has recently become one of the most contraversial topics amoung scientist, polititions, and th ... scientist, polititions, and theologins alike. Cells form tissues and organs in the human body. Stem cells are cells which have the ability to develope into any of the different cell types that make up ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

1.) Effects of mobile sources on global warming, the environment

in the air to burn the fuel. Carbon Monioxide reduces the ability of blood to bring oxygen to body cells and tissues. It is more hazardous to people who have heart or circulatory problems and people ... o hydrogen may be as much as 2 ½ times more efficient then today's cars. Practical automobile fuel cells, however, present enormous economic and technical challenges. Technology alone may not be abl ...

(5 pages) 572 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Application of Enzymes

bmitted to: Dr. Jyoti MaharjanBIOT 203 (Biochemistry)10th November 2006Application of EnzymesLiving cells and tissues require basic nutrients and essential substances to divide, grow and perform their ... mising for the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia. Its action depends upon the fact that tumor cells are deficient in aspartate-ammonia ligase activity, which restricts their ability to synthesiz ...

(6 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Stem Cell Research

Stem cell research is an ethical controversy because of the way the cells are collected. The most controversial method is the use of embryonic stem cells. Embryonic ste ... at a clinic) and then donated for research purposes. They are usually 4-5 days old when used. ( embryonic stem cells can be used to test new drugs, cell based therapies, offer p ... sed to test new drugs, cell based therapies, offer possibility of a renewable source of replacement cells and tissues to treat diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, spinal cord injury, stroke, bu ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cells

Stem cells are cells that have the potential to transform into any other cell in the human body. These ce ... human body. These cells are also capable of dividing them selves to make multiple copies; the stem cells taken from the embryos can turn into any one of the 300 cells types of cells in the human body ... that they can be used to repair damaged tissues or cure diseases like the Parkinson's disease. Stem cells can also be used to test new drugs on the different cells in the human body to see what kind o ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology