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Kelisia Darden-ArtisOctober 24th,2021Biology 101Module 2
Cellular Cause of DiseaseThe type of cells involved with this disease is Lysosomes. “Lysosomes are particles bound inmembranes within cells that break down certain fats and carbohydrates.”(Creative, S 1988). Thefunction of Lysosomes is they function as the digestive system of the cell. They degrade materialtaken up from the outside of the cell and digest certain things of the cell itself.The inclusion cellis another type of organelle that the I-cell affects. It is part of the lysosomal storage diseasefamily and results from a defective phosphotransferase. “I-Cell disease is caused by a mutationin the GNPTA gene that leads to a deficiency in the enzyme UDP-N-acetylglucoseamine-1-phoshotransferase.” (Creative, S 1988). Yes, this disorder affects different parts of the body. Itaffects their head, face, legs neck, their spine, ribs and more.Disease Basic InformationSomeone with the disease would notice hip dislocation, inguinal hernia, joint limitation, and skinchanges. When doing an examination, the doctors may find craniofacial abnormalities, the skin

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DNA, Golgi Apparatus, Lysosome, I cell disease

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