Extraordinary Measures Extra Credit.docx - Josh Snyder Extraordinary Measures Extra Credit 1 John Crawley is the father in Extraordinary Measures that

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Josh Snyder Extraordinary Measures Extra Credit 1. John Crawley is the father in Extraordinary Measures that has three children, two of which have a rare genetic disorder named Pompe Disease. In this movie, John Crawley works to make an enzyme that can help counter this disorder. The enzyme will allow the body to break down complex sugars that are not able to be broken down now. We see him go through article after article and paper after paper in trying to understand the field of biochem and the process to develop what is needed to find a cure. In the process of developing this enzyme, he creates a biotech company named Novazyme. This company was set to do the R&D of this product in field studies. Extraordinary Measures is movie about two of three children of a businessman who are suffering from a disease called POMPE. Their father John Crawley makes it a point to develop an enzyme therapy that could treat his two children. He forms a small biotech company called Novazyme to do the research and development in the field. As the research progresses, we, the viewer, learn the
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