Essays Tagged: "Phenylalanine"

Inborn Diseases

. Children born with this rare genetic disorder can not metabolize a part of protein in food called Phenylalanine (PHE). Without treatment, PHE levels are markedly increased in the blood. As a result ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Amino Acids

ealthier organs and tissue.Some essential Amino Acids are: Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, and Valine. Non-essential Amino Acids are: Alanine, Arginine, ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Genetic Diseases - Phenylketonuria

KU (Phenyklketonuria) is an autonomic recessive disorder. It is caused by a shortage in the enzyme "Phenylalanine Hydroxylase". It is a genetic disorder which prevents the normal use of protein food, ... e disorder and one normal gene. When each parent produces sperm or eggs, only one of their two PAH (Phenylalanine Hydroxylase) genes goes into each cell. Half of these cells will contain mutated PAH. ...

(1 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

life with life

s of PKU can be varied by mild to severe. It is diagnosed as a PKU when there are 16.5~20.5mg/dL of Phenylalanine is present in the blood. (Phenylketonuria … [no date] [in Korean]) The newborns ... ylketonuria … 2014) With untreated patients, a "mousy" odor can be detected due to excess of phenylalanine in the body. (Phenylketonuria … 2014) Also, light pigmentation, peculiarities o ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts