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Learning Genetics (2)

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna discovered the CRISPR-Cas9 system in 2011.

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DNA Microarray
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Learning Genetics (1)

DNA microarray analysis has recently become one of the fastest growing new technologies in the field of genetic research.

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HIV/AIDS
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HIV/AIDS

HIV stands for “Human Immuno Deficiency Virus”. During this infection the body is no longer able to protect itself against invading bacteria, funghi or viruses.

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Medical Crossword 2016

Welcome to our English MTA Dialog medical crossword in December 2016! With this feature you may test your knowledge after reading MTA Dialog during the year 2016. The terms in the crossword are all words you may know from the issues during this year.

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Urinalyses in the Veterinary Clinic
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Urinalyses in the Veterinary Clinic

Urinalyses are very helpful if there’s a suspicion on a disease an animal might have.

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Blood Culture

A few bacteria may enter the bloodstream (bacteremia), in case of a localized infection, but they are usually not sufficient to cause symptoms of a sepsis (septicemia).

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Contrast Media (2)
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Reactions and Precautions

Side effects and body reactions of contrast media are rare and usually very mild. Nevertheless, some irritations may occur.

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Contrast Media
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What are contrast materials and which are available?

Distinguishing normal from abnormal conditions in internal organs, contrast materials, also called contrast agents or contrast media are used.

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Listeria monocytogenes
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What’s important to know?

Spiegel online titled on May 30th 2016: „Listerien-Fund: Wurstfirma ruft alle Produkte zurück“ (http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/service/listerien-fund-sieber-ruft-wurst-produk te-zurueck-a-1094875.html, May 30th, 2016). So, let us recall what we know about Listeria monocytogenes and Listeriosis.

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Blood donation

The AB0 grouping system is of primary importance. Since every human has one of the four blood types A, B, AB, or 0, it is different from person to person and genetically determined.

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