Essays about: "genetic disorders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words genetic disorders.

  1. 1. Are Individuals with Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder at Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? : - A systematic literature review

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Nour Alden Jojeh; [2021]
    Keywords : ADHD; T2DM; smoking; obesity; ADHD-related behaviors;

    Abstract : Background: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neuropsychiatric disease that affects school-aged children and adults. The overall worldwide prevalence of ADHD is estimated to be about 2- 7% in children and 2- 5% in adults. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of RFX-target genes in neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Abhishekapriya Ganesan; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and psychiatric disorders, for example, schizophrenia (SCZ) represent a large spectrum of disorders that manifest through cognitive and behavioural problems. ASD and SCZ are both highly heritable, and some phenotypic similarities between ASD and SCZ have sparked an interest in understanding their genetic commonalities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epigenetic and transcriptional effects of full-length LINE-1 retrotransposons in human neural progenitor cells

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i bioinformatik

    Author : Ninoslav Pandiloski; [2021]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Transposable elements (TE) are parasitic genetic entities that have the ability to alter their position within a genome and have the potential to influence its functionality. Although TEs play beneficial roles in the evolution of their host, they are active in various human disorders including neurological diseases, where may contribute to the progress of the disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Presence of desmin in human head and neck muscles : A pilot study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för odontologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för odontologi

    Author : Jenny Bengtsson; Olivia Kristensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Desmin; Muscle fiber;

    Abstract : Background. Human head and neck muscles have a special morphology and fiber type composition, different from limb and trunk muscles. Recent studies show that human muscles in palate differ from limb by having a unique cytoarchitecture. A subgroup of muscle fibers lacked cytoskeletal protein desmin and C-terminus of dystrophin molecule. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and therapy in humans- Opportunities and risks

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Rickard Hedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Preimplantation genetic diagnosis; CRISPR-Cas systems; gene editing; germline; genome; ethics; autonomy; beneficence; risks.;

    Abstract : IntroductionPreimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) was developed in the 1990s and has been used since to diagnose and discard embryos with genetic conditions or chromosomal abnormalities. CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered in 2012 and has been used in research, but has not become clinical practice on humans yet. READ MORE