A thorough hand hygiene procedure can prevent nosocomial infections and also reduce costs. Nonetheless, the implementation of this recommendation in medical practice has been defective. One US ...[more]
The term skeleton is used to define the totality of the bone of an organism, in other words the scaffold needed for constructing the body. The human skeleton consists of 206 bones (number may vary individually).
Ectopic means that an organ or parenchyma is not located at the pysiological correct place within the body.There is also a ectopic hormon production which occurs if a hormon is not produced and released by the common gland but by a different tissue ... [more]
The induced fit model also called Koshland's theory is one of two models which describe the enzyme-substrate interaction.The Koshland's theory assumes that the active site of the enzyme changes its spatial form to allow the substrate to interact ... [more]
The lock and key model also called Fisher's theory is one of two models which describe the enzyme-substrate interaction.The lock and key model assumes that the active site of the enzyme and the substrate are equal shaped. It supposes that the ... [more]
The Head's paradoxical reflex occurs in case of cold block (or in general irritation) of the vagus nerve. The inflation inhibition explained by Hering-Breuer inflation reflex is annulled and a deep breath occurs. The Head's paradoxical reflex has ... [more]
Vitamin B6 is a collective term for pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. These three precursors of pyridoxal phosphate (PLP), which is the active form of vitamin B6, are interconvertible. The human body is not able to produce pyridoxal phosphate ... [more]