Example sentences for: deficiency

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  • These observations could be explained by the occurrence of an HLA-linked allele that is necessary to cause either CVID or IgGSD, but is insufficient to induce a specific immunoglobulin deficiency phenotype.

  • Many studies have shown that chronic intravenous infusion of norepinephrine is sufficient to cause hypertrophy, and that various forms of hypertrophy are linked to a decrease in either beta-adrenergic receptor density or a decreased responsiveness to beta-adrenergic stimulation [ 46 48 49 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 ] . Barth, for example, showed that norepinephrine infusion induced left ventricular hypertrophy that could be prevented by an adrenergic-receptor blocker [ 58 ] . It has been suggested that ornithine decarboxylase is a link between beta-adrenoreceptors and stimulation of tissue growth factor, which results in hypertrophy [ 64 ] . However, recent studies have focused on alpha-adrenergic reception as a mediator of cardiac hypertrophy [ 35 ] , although some question the role of the alpha-adrenergic receptor as a hypertrophic mediator in vivo [ 34 ] . To date, no published studies of which we are aware have examined alpha-adrenergic reception and the development of cardiac hypertrophy with iron deficiency.

  • Similarly, some index patients in each pattern of IgG subclass deficiency were positive for one or two of these eleven haplotypes, with the exception of the sole index patient with deficiencies of IgG 1 , IgG 2 , and IgG 4 who did not have any of these twelve haplotypes.

  • , having both ADHD and "reward deficiency syndrome") [ 30 ] , further suggesting obesity and ADHD could share neurobiological attributes.

  • TTP also regulates the stability of GM-CSF (granulocyte/macrophage-colony-stimulating factor) mRNA through the ARE, and therefore TTP deficiency is associated with increased production of GM-CSF and with myeloid hyperplasia.


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