A Glimpse of G6PD Deficiency

The most common inborn metabolic disorder is Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. G6PD is an enzyme important to red blood cells. A deficiency in G6PD enzyme would result to the easy rupture of red blood cells under certain conditions.

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My eX and whY: Importance of X and Y chromosomes

Fox TV Channel is showcasing the most successful series and full-length films of 20th Century Fox this month in all American cinemas with wide promotional campaign of their upcoming projects.

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Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) on its laboratory training in Tokyo, Japan

..Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) battles with the wide and diverse health problem in Ethiopia. The institution mainly focusesĀ ...

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Youthful Look are link to genes

Our looks are dependent on our genes and some of us who look older or younger than the average may have a gene to blame for.

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Gene mutation in malarial parasites causing drug-resistance are not passed onto their offspring

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 3.2 billion people are at risk for malaria. Plasmodium species that causes malaria can develop genetic tolerance to antimalarial drugs and this is precisely the reason why it is difficult to eradicate.

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BloodType and the Filipinos

Blood type or blood group is a classification of blood based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the surface of red blood cells (RBCs). These antigens may be proteins, carbohydrates, glycoproteins, or glycolipids, depending on the blood group system. Some of these antigens are also present on the surface of other types of cells of various tissues.

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Do mutant exist?

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Fructose: A sugar that can damage genes in our brain

Consumption of sugar may impair our memory and mood. Sugar is a broad term that not only covers the white powder we used in our food and beverages but also a general term for carbohydrates used for energy by our body.

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