|Chromosomes and Genetic Disorders
by nuke - 5504 reads, based on 8 votes
Alzheimer disease, type 4
Rh blood type
TSH, beta chain
Histone proteins ...
|X-Linked Diseases Meltdown
by Ed Friedlander MD - 3857 reads, based on 2 votes
X-linked dominant diseases: The only well-known one is familial vitamin-D resistant rickets, a renal phosphate-wasting syndrome. Manic-depression (nowadays, "bipolar disorder") probably has a locus here....
|Autosomal Recessive Disorders Meltdown
by Ed Friedlander MD - 5086 reads, based on 1 vote
Many body proteins are in such abundant supply that if a person has only half as much of that protein (i.e., has one good gene where most people have two), there is no obvious problem. However, if a person has no good gene where most people have two, the person is sick. Therefore, the known autosomal recessive diseases are either:...
|Autosomal Dominant Diseases Meltdown
by Ed Friedlander MD - 6892 reads, based on 2 votes
When a person has only one good gene where most people have two, the person can expect to make 50% as much of the good protein as do most other people. Sometimes, that isn't enough. Therefore, the known autosomal dominant diseases fall into five categories....
by Ed Friedlander MD - 3918 reads, 0 votes
In shock you cannot perfuse your body adequately. Eventually, this develops into a vicious cycle. Causes of shock that you must understand....
Cardiogenic shock (i.e., pump failure)
--Massive myocardial infarct
--Rupture (ventricle, valve)
--Bad rhythm disturbances ("arrhythmias", a misnomer)
--Certain poisons (remember massive nicotine ingestion)
--Extrinsic compression (i.e., tamponade)...