Essays Tagged: "PKU"

Inborn Diseases

talyst can have many effects on a person. Some of these diseases are Galactosemia, Phenylketonuria (PKU), Lactose Intolerance, and Maple Syrup Urine disease (MSUD).GALACTOSEMIAClassic Galactosemia is ... therapy, any liver damage which occurred in the first few days of life will nearly completely heal.PKUPKU is an abbreviation for Phenylketonuria. Children born with this rare genetic disorder can not ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Genetic Diseases - Phenylketonuria

Classical PKU (Phenyklketonuria) is an autonomic recessive disorder. It is caused by a shortage in the enzyme ... is also present at birth as a single disorder, mainly caused by parents.Each parent of a child with PKU carries one defective gene for the disorder and one normal gene. When each parent produces sperm ... ng this disorder.Without a good PAH enzyme, the person can gain high phenylalanine in the brain. In PKU one of the enzymes are unable to convert PAH into Tyrosine (another amino acid). The lack of tyr ...

(1 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Newborn Screening in Ohio

The newborn screening test is often referred to as the PKU or heel-stick test. It tests babies for serious disorders and is usually performed when your bab ...

(1 pages) 498 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

life with life

Symptoms and cause of disease of PhenylketonuriaHaein Lee (10112134)Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a congenital disease that causes physical and mental disorder to a patient. Just like other ... se that causes physical and mental disorder to a patient. Just like other diseases, the symptoms of PKU can be varied by mild to severe. It is diagnosed as a PKU when there are 16.5~20.5mg/dL of Pheny ... borns appear normal when they are few months old, and if you lose the time for right treatment, the PKU leaves a baby with permanent intellectual disability such as seizures, delayed development, beha ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts