Essays Tagged: "DNA repair"

Werner syndrome Research project.

loss of up to 1256 amino acids. In other words, WS is caused by a helicase defect, and as a result, DNA replication is impaired. WS syndrome is mainly characterized by rapid aging beginning at adolesc ... ined that poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase 1 (a nuclear enzyme which protects the genome by facilitating DNA repair) was absent in WS cells (von Kobbe, et al., 2003). This enzyme responds to DNA damage by ...

(3 pages) 1020 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Psychology and Health: Multi factorial Model

uth, colon, rectal, lung, breast, larynx, throat, stomach, bladder, esophagus, uterus, and prostate.DNA has the capacity to repair itself and works the hardest at repairs when one is stressed, and it ... air itself and works the hardest at repairs when one is stressed, and it is believed that defective DNA repair is involved in the development of cancer. It is also during times of stress that one's im ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Health Journal

n 4 ounces. Chicken is a very good source of the cancer-protective B vitamin, niacin. Components of DNA require niacin, and a deficiency of niacin (as well as other B-complex vitamins) has been direct ... d a deficiency of niacin (as well as other B-complex vitamins) has been directly linked to genetic (DNA) damage. A four-ounce serving of chicken provides 72.0% of the daily value for niacin.Chicken is ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

X-rays Invention

me harmful effects also. Due to contain some biological radiation effects, these effects can damage DNA and mutations and also destruct to all living healthy tissues. Cell suicide is known as unregula ... ues. Cell suicide is known as unregulated and apoptosis cell division that forms a cancerous tumor, DNA damage can more enter certain states as senescence and cause irreversible state of dormancy (Att ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Mar/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

The Novel Functions of JAK2 in the treatment of MPD

rdinating cellular responses to stress�. Depending on the degree of damage, p53 can initiate DNA damage repair, cell cycle arrest, or apoptosis�,�. Recent studies indicated that p ... permeabilization is required for the fluorescent dye to enter the cell and to intercalate into the DNA. Propidium Iodide (PI) was added to the samples, and two internal controls, namely unstained and ...

(21 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Malignant Melenoma

be created and will save lives. It is well known and understood that UV radiation produces damaged DNA that in turn leads to the mutation of a cell from a healthy one to one with cancerous properties ... s are melanomas, but this particular tumor leads to the most deaths. This skin cancer develops when DNA within skin cells is damaged, and mutations occur. Damage to DNA is most often caused by ultravi ...

(16 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology