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The correct answer to this question is A. Alcohol dehydrogenase is a group of dehydrogenase enzymes, a class of zinc enzymes, that catalyze the oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols and facilitate the interconversion of alcohols and aldehydes with the reduction of hydride anion to NAD+ to...

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Amount of calcium sequestered in the sarcoplasmic reticulum is highestduring relaxation, i.e. when not contracting. Thus it is highest when the stimulus frequency is lowest -> Answer A.

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Subani23 I picked C) Continual replication in sacral root ganglia; and it was wrong for sure! John has it right. Our mistake is to mis-read "Continual Replication" and think that explains longevity when it's the "Latent Infection" that more accurately explains longevity. It is true that both HSV...

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Cortical hypertrophy.-the pituitary glands anterior lobe (adenohypophysis) is a true gland which produces and secretes six different hormones: thyroid-stimulating hormone (tsh), adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth), follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh), luteinizing hormone (lh), growth hormone (gh),...

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The answer is C. The most appropriate therapy for a female newborn that has been delivered at 34 weeks into the gestation period in an advanced care setting where special delivery systems are available where the diagnosis of persistent pulmonary hypertension has been made is a treatment with...

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The correct answer to this question is E, Praziquantel. This medication is sold under other brand names, such as Biltricide. It is used to treat many parasitic worm infections, including tapeworm infections, schistosomiasis, opisthorchiasis, and fluke infections. The medication is taken orally...

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The answer to this is letter E. The fact that there is a mutation involved means that this is Sickle Cell Disease. This is a type of anaemia wherein the hemoglobin which is usually round and donut-shaped is changed to a crescent shape. This means that there is not enough oxygen...

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Correct answer is option E – Vascular malformation
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is rare and is usually diagnosed at the time of first seizure. It is an abnormal tangle of the blood vessels of the brain or spine.

Arteries shunt directly into the veins with no intervening...

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This is heteroplasmy, which means that C is the answer to this question. This is the process wherein there is more than one type of organelle genome that is available within the cell. This can sometimes determine how severe certain mitochondrial diseases are.

Different tests are...

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The answer to this question is E. Vascular Malformation is a congenital vascular anomaly that usually affects the veins. This can affect the lymph vessels, vessels, and even the arteries. Since the veins will be dilated, this can make it harder for the blood to pass through the different veins...

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