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Synonyms for metabolic

undergoing metamorphosis

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Auxiliary liver transplant is proposed for liver-based metabolic defects that do not structurally damage the liver such as CNS I, urea cycle defects, and familial hypercholesterolaemia.
However, since 1965 there was increasing doubt that this hypothesis was correct, and suggestions were made that the primary metabolic defect in HRT is something other than a lack of 4-HPPD.
Diabetes is not a single homogenous entity, but a heterogeneous syndrome of metabolic defects, some causative, others associations.
A total of 71 features differentiated PA from MMA, a finding that is quite remarkable given the very close proximity of the 2 metabolic defects.
We expect that measuring sugar phosphate intermediates of the PPP will lead to more insight into the possible metabolic defects of patients who accumulate polyols.
He makes the unorthodox suggestion that sweets may represent a behavior-enhancing compensation for a metabolic defect in some delinquents.
However, no abnormal resonances that may be indicative for the underlying metabolic defect could be observed.
It appears likely, therefore, that the 5-oxoprolinuria demonstrated in our patient was attributable to a metabolic defect at some stage in the [gamma]-glutamyl cycle and that this resulted in the biochemical and clinical findings.
Combination of gene therapy and hepatocyte (HEP) transplantation is a promising alternative to LT, correcting the metabolic defect while keeping in place the normal native liver.
The data also suggested that the extent and severity of the metabolic defect detected by BMIPP was similar to that identified by thallium blood flow imaging.
Currently, liver transplantation is the only effective known treatment to correct the metabolic defects.
This observed mismatch between perfusion defects and metabolic findings and metabolic defects suggests the possibility of up-regulation of the glucose receptors to compensate for diminished perfusion.
17 Reagents for the Laboratory of Metabolic Defects, including the lease of the reader
Vitamin C deficiencies and other metabolic defects have been suggested as possible causes of HOD, but no research to date supports this.
This research project should also investigate assessing those common genetic and metabolic defects that could render individuals even more susceptible to the harmful effects of lead.