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Roman Zieliński seems to be intentionally misleading you by making an implausible circumstance that is technically possible sound like a likely outcome. This strategy is not unusual among people who argue against vaccination, because they have very little actual science to argue based on. The Central Dogma as stated by Crick says nothing about RNA vs DNA. It ...


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To supplement Bryan's answer (although I'm not going to say anything fundamentally different here), according to their proponents, mRNA vaccines are considered the safest genetic vaccines (in this integration regard) because mRNA transcription ("transfection") to proteins happens outside the nucleus. Quoting from a review mRNA vaccines do not ...


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Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (DM1) at the age of 54 is very rare. It's usually diagnosed in children or teenagers and used to even be called 'juvenile diabetes' because of that. The reason it's usually diagnosed this early is because it comes from the body's inability to produce insulin in the pancreas after the immune system has destroyed these ...


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I found the answers in a fascinating, and easy to read paper in Nature, called "Chromosomal Abnormalities: Aneuploidies" Here are some key insigths from there: With few exceptions, trisomies do not appear to be compatible with life. In fact, trisomies represent about 35% of spontaneous abortions (Figure 1; Hassold & Hunt, 2001). As far as why ...


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Well, neglecting anything but the pure genetics' basics, yes, the XX mother will in any case transfer her X chromosome, just like the assumed "XX father", so the only possible genotype for the child is XX.


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I'm writing a story, in which the detective will recognize a prescription for the victim is for relief of some genetic condition. You wanted to be realistic: In the autopsy report (after any murder, they usually cut the corpse open and search for clues - and for causes of death), the genetic condition would have usually shown. Usually, diseases/...


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The only data we have suggesting a genetic resistance to Covid-19 so far is that blood group O is protective and so is being female. The latter may relate to the numbers of ACE2 receptors since the virus uses this as one of its 4 attack points, and ACE2 is encoded on the X chromosome giving women more ACE2 receptors. Blood group O may confer resistance too ...


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There are more possible causes, other than generics, as described here: Stress Stress can also affect your hair. A 2013 study found a connection between stress and a depletion of stem cells in the hair follicles of mice. So if you’ve noticed a rise in your number of white strands, stress might be the culprit. Autoimmune disease An autoimmune ...


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According to Humpath.com, allelic diseases are two different diseases caused by mutations of the same gene. Two or more different errors at the same gene can result in two or more different diseases. Examples: The mentioned folinic acid-responsive epilepsy and pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy (NCBI Gene Reviews) Noonan syndrome and LEOPARD syndrome (PubMed) ...


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This implies to me that there will be some sort of genetic signature attached to the virus by the person acting as a vector. The people don't attach anything to the virus, but the viral genome does not stay constant, it accumulates small changes. Those changes are only passed on to people from where the change originally occurs, other copies of the virus in ...


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I think you're confused by what is meant as a genetic disease. A disease like Huntingdon's Chorea is a genetic disease because we know the genetics, and we know that it occurs due to mutation in an autosomal dominant gene so the chance of inheritance is 50% with almost 100% penetrance. Diseases like T2DM have a genetic basis so that we know some groups are ...


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As pointed out in the question, there are immune differences between those of African ancestry, and those from out of Africa. We know from genetic studies that there is a major difference between African and out of African genetics Ancient DNA has enabled us to answer long-standing questions about the relationship between archaic and modern humans. ...


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As far as medical conditions, it could be a thyroid problem, or the need to encourage serotonin, and I am sure many other things a doctor would know about so ask a doctor. Another article: magnesium & obesity https://pubag.nal.usda.gov/pubag/downloadPDF.xhtml?id=46295&content=PDF People should be aware it is calcium, Vitamin D ratio with magnesium!...


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DIMPLES Professor McDonald, citing limited research, concludes dimples have been mislabeled as genetically inherited and as a dominant trait. However, the University of Utah considers dimples an "irregular" dominant trait that is probably controlled mostly by one gene but is influenced by other genes. The truth is that dimples are actually genetic defects ...


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BRCA1 and BRCA2 are the names of genes that every human has1, located on chromosome 17. These genes code for proteins that suppress tumors. However, in some humans these genes carry mutations that mean that the tumor suppressing function doesn't work as well or at all. That's what people usually mean when they say that they "have" BRCA1/2, even though it's ...


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Odds vary. The most straightforward study I could find was Koumantaki et al. (1997), which found several odds ratios for developing rheumatoid arthritis: 4.4 for individuals having a first degree relative with the disease. 5.4 for individuals having a female first degree relative with the disease. 7.0 for females having a first degree relative with the ...


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If the person is a HFE homozygote, or a compound heterozygote, then they need to be monitored yearly for signs of iron overload. Iron overload occurs more quickly if there is concurrent alcohol use and iron consumption eg. using iron cooking pots. In the asymptomatic patient with genetic hemochromatosis, then phlebotomy should commence when the ferritin ...


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I would like to start by saying that 23andMe performs its genetic test in CLIA certified laboratory. Processes like DNA extraction, purification, measurement can only be done under laboratory conditions. Second, 23andMe provides you with ancestry and health information and also allows you to download your raw data. Your raw data information is txt or zip ...


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I am working in the information security industry and personally following medical technology closely. Your first question kind of asks to predict the future, which nobody can. Yet, I will give you my personal opinion on the matter. Is it reasonable to expect the cost of sequencing an individual's genome to drop so much in the near future as to allow for ...


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The first question relates to the retail price floor of genome sequencing hardware. As with any commercial product, price depends on demand. I don't envision much demand for home genome sequencing, for three reasons. The hardest part of genomic inquiries is not getting the data, but interpreting it. The demand for interpretation will grow, and I suspect ...


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Well metabolic rate is determined by many factors. Hormones: BMR is regulated by the thyroid glands. The T3 and T4 hormone levels increase or decrease the BMR. Body Mass: BMR is directly proportional to the total body mass. Muscle Mass BMR is also directly proportional to the percentage of muscle mass of your body. Age: BMR is inversely proportional to age. ...


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A Universal childhood virus is inherited in DNA. A virus that causes a universal childhood infection is often passed from parent to child at birth, not in the blood but in the DNA, according to a new study. ... Her team is now investigating what this means for the children. Researchers found that most babies infected with the HHV-6 virus, which ...


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