Oooc oc

Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC)

gene, 1:167-168 Adenosine deaminase gene, SCID

and, 2:76 Adenosine diphosphate (ADP), 1:110-111 Adenosine monophosphate, cyclic

(cAMP), 1:5-6, 1:110, 4:89 Adenosine triphosphate (ATP)

aerobic vs. anaerobic respiration, 3:52

chaperone requirements for,

1:116-117, 1:117 chromatin-remodeling complexes, 1:138-139 defined, 1:109, 3:178, 3:204, 4:14 hydrolyzed by proteins,

1:138-139 membrane transport and, 1:109, 1:110

metabolism and, 1:110-111, 2:194, 3:41-42, 3:51-52, 3:55-56, 3:117 phosphorylation by, 3:178, 3:204, 4:87

synthesis of, 1:111 unwinding role, 4:14 Adenoviruses and cancer, 4:169 PML body mutations, 3:124 recombinant, 2:75, 2:75-77, 2:78 Adenyl cyclase, signal transduction role, 4:88 ADHD. See Attention deficit hyper-

activity disorder Adoption anonymous parenthood, 4:28 and surrogate mothers, 4:29 Adoption studies ADHD, 1:40 alcoholism, 1:4-5 behavior, 1:48

Colorado Adoption Study, 2:210 disease concordance, 2:168-169 gene discovery research, 2:58 intelligence, 2:209-210 psychiatric disorders, 3:213-215 See also Twin studies ADP (adenosine diphosphate), 1:110-111 Adrenal glands function, 2:160 metabolic diseases, 3:42 Adrenaline, 1:110, 1:242, 2:160 Adult-onset diabetes (type 2), 1:209,

Aerobic respiration, 2:13, 2:195, 3:52

Affymetrix microarrays, 1:226, 2:124 Aflatoxins, as mutagens, 1:245 AFP (alpha fetoprotein) test, 3:185 Africa, as origin of early man, 3:66,

3:67, 3:167-170, 3:174, 4:179 Africans (African-Americans) Alzheimer's disease, 2:56 cystic fibrosis, 1:202, 1:203 diabetes, 1:210 genotype frequencies, 3:172 IQs, 2:209

sickle-cell disease, 2:137, 2:148 thalassemia, 2:140, 2:148 Agar, defined, 4:179 Agarose gels, 1:86, 2:49 Age-dependent penetrance, 1:18 Agglutinate, defined, 1:82 Aggregate, defined, 3:188 Aging and assisted reproduction success,

3:99, 3:182, 3:184 and cancer, 1:7, 1:8 and cardiovascular disease, 1:7, 1:8, 1:101 characteristics, 1:1, 1:3, 1:7 and damaged DNA, 1:239, 1:242 and eye color changes, 2:33 and mitochondrial genome mutations, 3:80 and nondisjunction, 3:112 and Parkinson's disease,

4:160-161 reactive oxygen's role, 3:52 roundworms to study, 1:7, 4:64 telomere shortening, 1:3, 1:7,

1:160, 1:164, 4:105, 4:106 See also Alzheimer's disease Aging, accelerated: progeria, 1:1-4 clinical intervention strategies, 1:3

Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome,

1:1, 1:2, 1:3 inheritance, 1:1-3 symptoms, 1:1, 1:3, 1:7 telomere shortening, 1:3 Werner's syndrome, 1:1, 1:3 Aging and life span, 1:6-9 diseases associated with, 1:7 environmental factors, 1:6 genetic components, 1:6-8 life span, defined, 1:6 life span, statistics, 1:6 longevity as complex trait, 3:81

telomere shortening role, 1:7, 4:104-105 Agricultural biotechnology. See Biotechnology, agricultural Agrobacterium tumefaciens, as biotechnology tool, 1:9, 1:35, 4:132

Agrogeria, progeroid aspects, 1:2 AIDS. See HIV/AIDS AIS. See Androgen insensitivity syndrome

Alanine (Ala), genetic code, 2:85, 4:137

Alanine-glyoxylate transaminase defect, 3:41 Albinism clinical features, 2:202, 2:206 pleiotropy, 2:128, 2:206 as recessive trait, 2:32, 2:200-201 selection for/against, 4:69 Alcoholism aldehyde dehydrogenase and, 1:5 animal model studies, 1:48-49 and birth defects, 1:77, 1:81, 2:67 and breast cancer, 1:91 defined, 1:4

gene-environment interactions, 1:51

genetic components, 1:48-51, 3:213

human studies, 1:49-50 twin studies, 1:4-5, 1:50-51, 4:96-97, 4:162 Aldehyde dehydrogenase, and alcoholism, 1:5 Aleurone layer, in corn, 4:143-144 Algae blue-green, 1:132 Chlamydomonas, as model organism, 3:61 green, 1:108, 2:195 Guillardia, overlapping genes,

3:136 ploidy, 2:115 Algorithms, defined, 1:52 Alkalinity

Archaea adaptations, 1:36-37 basic, defined, 3:200 impact on protein structure, 3:201

Alkaptonuria, symptoms and treatment, 3:37, 3:40, 3:43 Alkylation errors, and DNA damage,

1:240, 1:242, 3:88 Allele frequencies. See Hardy-Wein-

berg equilibrium Alleles and alternative proteins, 2:126, 2:126

Understanding And Treating ADHD

Understanding And Treating ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD is a very complicated, and time and again misinterpreted, disorder. Its beginning is physiological, but it can have a multitude of consequences that come alongside with it. That apart, what is the differentiation between ADHD and ADD ADHD is the abbreviated form of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, its major indications being noticeable hyperactivity and impulsivity.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment