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enterochromaffin-like cells

histamine

2

chronic gastritis etiology

decreased mucosal thickness + hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells.

3

spinocerebellar tract

computes joint position sense

4

Alcohol inactivates...

enveloped virions

5

Enveloped virions..

are weak. Easily digested by stomach, which fucks the virus.

6

catalytic efficiency

Kcat/Km

7

kCat

measure of turnover

8

Membrane spanning domain

part of protein that targets it to the rough ER. always produced in the ER.

9

How do you encourage healthy adaptation to illness in patients?

Encourage support group

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Features of chronic atrophic gastritis

1) destruction of parietal cells
2) hyper proliferation of enterochromaffin cells (which produce gastrin)
3) mucosal inflammation