Example sentences for: deficiency

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  • The pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes involves, in part, a “relative” deficiency of insulin.

  • The inheritance of certain polymorphisms of the mannose-binding lectin gene on Ch10 in persons with CVID are associated with earlier age of onset of manifestations of antibody deficiency and with increased risk of autoimmunity [ 25 ] . Altogether, these observations are consistent with the hypothesis that many common heritable antibody deficiency phenotypes collectively diagnosed as CVID or IgGSD are the result of the inheritance of multiple disease-predisposing alleles on Ch6p and possibly other chromosomes.

  • This deficiency extends to the analysis of changes in the phase of rhythms induced (usually) by environmental stimuli.

  • The index patient had IgGSD (IgG 3 subclass deficiency; HLA-A24, 25;- B15, 49) and recurrent upper and lower respiratory tract infections.

  • Since fasting, insulin deficiency, and leptin insufficiency also lead to an elevation in plasma glucocorticoids [ 8 ] , and adrenalectomy of leptin-deficient ob/ob mice largely normalizes hypothalamic gene expression in these mice [ 9 ] , it is plausible that elevated glucocorticoids may mediate some effects of nutritional state on hypothalamic gene expression.


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