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  • Treatment Of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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    Treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (Bacarea, 2012) will be determined in each case taking into account the subtype of the disease, age, general condition of the patient and subsequently the response to initial treatment. The main goal of any treatment in leukemia or other hematologic malignancies is to achieve complete remission of the disease at the molecular level For this reason, there are two phases of treatment. Of remission induction and post-remission or consolidation phase maintenance with

  • Gender Roles : The Most Important Importance Of Gender Development

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    from biological theories. Biological Theory The biological approach emphasizes that characteristics such as chromosome structure, hormones and brain specialization are responsible for gender role differences. There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in a human being and the biological sex is determined by the 23rd chromosome pair; males have an XY chromosome structure and females have an XX chromosome structure. The Y chromosome’s primary function is to determine whether a fertilized egg will evolve into a

  • Genetic Algorithms And Its Applications Of Cyber Security

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    Genetic Algorithms and its Applications to Cyber Security Paper By Sameera Chalamalasetty Guided By Dr. Mario A Garcia Abstract: Genetic algorithms (GAs) were initially proposed by John Holland, whose thoughts were connected and developed by Goldberg. GAs are a heuristic pursuit procedure

  • The Genetic Disorder : Prader Willi Syndrome

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    Prader-Willi Syndrome is a genetic disorder that is passed down maternally. The paternal genes of the chromosome 15 in the region of q11-q13 are deleted or unexpressed. The result of these deletions carries distinct phenotypes that differentiate PWS from other disorders (Böhm, 2014). Some characteristics are a short stature, and specific facial features that tend to make the affected persons resemble one other such as seen in Down syndrome. This typically includes “almond-shaped eyes, a thin upper

  • A Correlation Between Telomere Length And Chronic Disease

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    During each and every cell replication, chromosomes shrink by a small, but noticeable amount. Because of this, telomeres cap the ends to protect the coding regions of the chromosomes. With each generation of DNA, more and more of the telomere disappears. An enzyme slowly rebuilds them, but it cannot keep up with the degradation during chromosome replication. Eventually the shortened telomeres cause the cell to go through apoptosis (Pierce 2014). Because telomeres are one cause of cell death, it is

  • Huntington 's Disease ( Hd ) Essay

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    Huntington’s disease (HD) is a late-onset, usually between 35 and 50 years old, neurodegenerative disorder prevalent in 3-7 per 100,000 people of European ancestry1. The disease, inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern2, is characterized by motor disturbance, intellectual decline, and psychiatric manifestations3. The disease is difficult to detect at an early stage of an individual’s life since its symptoms appear in the third to fifth decade of life. To better understand the disease, investigations

  • Diagnosis And Classification Of Myeloproliferative And Myelodysplastic Disorders

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    Clinical symptoms include anemia, weight loss, lack of energy, spleen enlargement, fever, and bruising (Hubbard, 2011). The major diagnostic criterion for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is the presence of the Philadelphia chromosome (Ph+), a reciprocal translocation between chromosomes 9 and 22, and the presence of the BCR/ABL1 fusion gene. Peripheral blood shows leukocytosis (>100×109 WBC/L), a predominance of myelocytes and segmented neutrophils

  • Advantages And Limitations Of Genetic Algorithm

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    1. Introduction The most popular technique in evolutionary computation research has been the genetic algorithm. In the traditional genetic algorithm, the representation used is a fixed-length bit string. Each position in the string is assumed to represent a particular feature of an individual, and the value stored in that position represents how that feature is expressed in the solution. Usually, the string is “evaluated as a collection of structural features of a solution that have little or no

  • Congenital Diseases : Congenital Disease

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    disorder are birth defects. Congenital disease is where it “occurs at birth or even before birth…the incidence is 2~5% in newborn and the percentage of congenital disease related to genetic or chromosome defects was 60~70%.; the other 30% of etiology was unknown… congenital disease can be categorized into chromosome disorders, congenital anomalies, inherited metabolic disorders and rare diseases” (Hospita). Major congenital diseases are abnormalities that lead to developmental or physical disabilities

  • General Information Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) which is found in all living thing and one of the

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    (2, 3) Chromosomes are too small to be seen under a microscope but we have an idea of what they look like. (1, 2, 3, 4) The chromosome has a “p” arm and a “q” arm, the “p” arm is the two shorter arms on top whereas the two “q” arms at the bottom are longer. (4) Historical background The Human Genome Project (H.G.P