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    Riboflavin Research Paper

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    ribityl, an alcohol derived from pentose sugar D-ribose, is attached at the 9 position of isoalloxazine nucleus as shown in Figure 1. The metabolically active coenzymes of riboflavin are riboflavin -5-phosphate or Flavin Mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) that participate in many vital oxidation reduction processes. Catalytic sites of some enzymes are covalently bound with riboflavin as prosthetic group. FAD is not strictly referred as a dinucleotide because the ribityl…

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    There are two forms of coenzyme nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), oxidized NAD+ and reduced NADH, that play a key role in the metabolism of cells (Daempfle, 2016). The conversion between the two forms enables the cell to accept and donate electrons. NADH is crucial for cellular energy production and plays a vital role in various reactions associated with oxidative phosphorylation, glycolysis, and fermentation. Cells synthesize NADH from glucose, amino acids, and fatty acids. The hydrogen…

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    by strong covalent bonds (a bond formed as a result of the distribution of electrons between atoms). The two strands are then joined to each other by hydrogen bonds between complementary bases. There are four nitrogenous bases: adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine. Adenine is complementary to thymine while guanine is complementary to cytosine. Role of Hydrogen bonds Hydrogen bonds are produced when a negatively charged atom such as oxygen and a hydrogen atom unite. The hydrogen bonds…

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    Eukaryotes

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    the prokaryotes and eukaryotes cells. The DNA replication of a eukaryotic cell would be two chains held together by H bonds. The nitrogenous bases that eukaryotes have are adenine, thymine, guanine and cytosine. DNA structure composes of one chain having guanine paired with cytosine by three H- bonds and one chain having adenine and thymine held by two H- bonds. The transcription of eukaryotic cells gets carried from the nucleus and proceeds in three stages: initiation, elongation, and…

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    Cell Bio Bites

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    Ricin – Why is this product of castor beans so lethal? Define the key terms (scientific words) in your own words. (notes or textbook can be used as sources) Ricin toxin A (RTA) → toxic protein from seeds of castor plants. Subunit A depurinates adenine in cells Mutants → The process of a gene or chromosome being altered Apoptosis → cell suicide Cell signaling → oversees cellular activities and directs cell actions Signal transduction → Process where a signal from outside of the cell changes…

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    chemistry, biochemistry, and X-ray crystallography. They took especial interest in earlier genetic study. Early genetic research included that of Biochemist Erwin Chargaff, who had composed Chargaff’s rules. His rules stated that among DNA’s four bases adenine (A) and thymine (T) always appeared in ratios of one-to-one as did guanine (G) and cytosine (C). Two other researchers, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin, had gotten X-ray images of DNA that suggested a helical, spiral shape (“The…

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    the components of the molecule, including the presence of ribose sugars and phosphate groups, as well as four nucleotide bases; the pyrimidines, cytosine (C), and thymine (T); and the purines, guanine (G), and adenine (A) (Levene 1919). Erwin Chargaff showed that in DNA the amount of adenine nucleotides equalled the number of thymine nucleotides and the number…

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    Sickle Cell Anaemia

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    It can be argued that “… the origin of life is the origin of replication” (Lane, 2010). This statement proves to be correct to a certain extent as if there were to be any mutations within the stages of replication, the life created could have abnormalities which may decrease quality of life experienced. Sickle cell anaemia is a hereditary form of anaemia in which a point mutation causes the formation of haemoglobin which distorts the erythrocytes into a sickle-shape (Appendix 1). The sickle…

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    significant discoveries known to humans. The DNA of an individual is located in the nucleus of the cell and it is the same in every cell. DNA is the genetic makeup of an individual and it is unique to them, meaning, no one has the same genetic code of adenine, cytosine, guanine, and thymine. Every person and living thing have a unique genetic code and sequence of the four chemical bases. DNA has been evolving since the beginning of time and tools have been created to identify who the DNA belongs…

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    What is Genetics? Genetic Diseases A genetic disease involves an abnormality in genetic material. Otherwise, there could be mutations or changes in an organism’s DNA. A genetic disease can be inherited through a family. There are three types of disorders: Chromosomal Disorders, Single Gene Disorders, and Multifactorial Disorders. Chromosomal Disorders are caused by too many chromosomes, not enough chromosomes, or the chromosome structures are abnormal. Polymelia is considered as a…

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