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What is the link between elevated estrogen and lowered alkaline phosphatase?

This Wikipdia-article lists several conditions or diseases that may lead to reduced levels of alkaline phosphatase (AP). Among them are: postmenopausal women receiving estrogen therapy because of ...
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Interaction of Trypsin or Chymotrypsin with alcohol

Does Trypsin + Chymotrypsin (100000 AU) tablet interact with alcohol? I have been prescribed this for a subconjuctival hemorrhage. Online searches led me nowhere on this.
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May subclinical Acatalasemia cause premature gray hair in an otherwise healthy human and if so, how is it normally treated?

It was written in the current version of the Wikipedia article Catalase: Low levels of catalase may play a role in the graying process of human hair. Hydrogen peroxide is naturally produced by the ...
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Why is the antibiotic Sulfamethoxazole on its own is considered bacteriostatic and in combination with Trimethoprim it is considered bactericidal?

I am reading about sulfonamides and I see that Sulfamethoxazole is considered to be bacteriostatic on its own, but when combined with Trimethoprim, the combination is considered bactericidal, and I am ...
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Result of Inclusion-cells in the I-cell disease

What happens to the cells once the body doesn't have the lysosomal enzymes to degrade lipids and such. Inclusion bodies appear, but how do they provoke so many symptoms like hepatomegaly motoric delay ...
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Lactase quantity test?

Is there a way to reliably test the quantity of lactase enxymes in a solution? For example, if I were to culture multiple bacterial species which produce lactase. Is there a way to count the lacyase ...
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Why is lactate dehydrogenase used to differentiate exudates from transudates?

When differentiate transudates and exudates, the ration between effusion LDH and serum LDH is used: They are termed exudates if ... the pleural fluid to serum ratio of LDH (LDHR) is > 0.6, and ...
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why do we need to keep a ratio between omega 3 and omega 6?

I finally understood it with this picture.
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