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Medical terms related to inmunodeficiency and pathophysiology

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This gene encodes an enzyme belonging to the protein tyrosine kinase family, and it plays a role in T-cell development and lymphocyte activation.

Domain: Biology; Category: Biochemistry

X-linked diseases are single gene disorders that reflect the presence of defective genes on the X chromosome. This chromosome is present as two copies in females but only as one copy in males.

Domain: Biology; Category: Genetics

A small organ in your upper chest, under your breastbone. Before birth and during childhood, the thymus helps the body make a type of white blood cell. These cells help protect you from infections.

Domain: Biology; Category: Anatomy

Reticular dysgenesis is the most severe form of inborn SCID. It is characterized by absence of granulocytes and almost complete deficiency of lymphocytes in peripheral blood, hypoplasia of the thymus ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

Hemoglobin-containing blood cell that transports oxygen from the lungs to tissues. In the tissues, the red blood cell exchanges its oxygen for carbon dioxide, which is brought back to the lungs to be ...

Domain: Biology; Category: Cell biology

The protein encoded by this gene is involved in activation of immunoglobulin V-D-J recombination. The encoded protein is involved in recognition of the DNA substrate, but stable binding and cleavage ...

Domain: Biology; Category: Genetics

A disk-shaped structure, found in the blood of mammals and important for its role in blood coagulation; platelets, which are formed by detachment of part of the cytoplasm of a megakaryocyte, lack a ...

Domain: Biology; Category: Biochemistry

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