Essays Tagged: "Phenylalanine hydroxylase"

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