Cell Membrane Disease

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There are many kind of cell membrane disease, There are :
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that cause by gene mutation of CFTR Protein. CFTR it’s stand for Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. This disease causes too much production of thick mucus, then the mucus will blocked the ion transport in epithelial cells that line the passageways of the lungs, pancreas, and other organs. If the passageways of the lungs is blocked by the thick mucus, it will make the sufferer hard to breath, so this disease can make the sufferer death. Cystic Fibrosis can spread by the gene of the parents, if both parents are carry the Cystic Fibrosis disease even the parents not affected, it will affected to their children with the probability of ¼.

Hyaline Membrane Disease
Hyaline Membrane disease is a disease that cause by the not immaturity of the lungs or genetic problem with the production of surfactant associated proteins. His disease only happened in a newborn baby or in a premature newborn baby. In premature newborn baby, this disease can leads to the death of the premature baby. This all cause by the not immaturity of the lungs of a premature baby, so it can be prenvent by giving glucocorticoids to the mother to speeds the production of surfactant. If the premature baby that has the Hyaline Membrane Disease is in a critical condition, it can be helped by giving treatment with giving small amount of oxygen continuously and giving intravenous fluids are administered to stabilize the blood sugar, blood salts, and blood pressure. If the condition of the premature baby worsen an endotracheal tube is inserted to the trachea and the baby will help to breath by the mechanical device

Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy it’s causes by rapid progression of muscle degeneration, it can make the sufferer loss ambulation and death, this disease more affected to male gender than...
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