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By Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar

This publication, now in its 3rd variation, goals to advertise a deeper realizing of the medical and medical foundation of nuclear drugs and the recent instructions in clinical imaging. the recent variation has been revised and up-to-date to mirror contemporary adjustments and to make sure that the contents are based on most probably destiny instructions. The ebook begins through offering crucial info on normal pathophysiology, mobilephone constitution and mobile biology in addition to the mechanisms of radiopharmaceutical localization in several tissues and cells. The scientific purposes of nuclear medication are then offered in a chain of chapters that hide each significant organ approach and relate the fundamental wisdom of anatomy, body structure and pathology to the medical usage of varied scintigraphic modalities. The healing functions of nuclear drugs are mentioned in a separate bankruptcy, and the ultimate bankruptcy is dedicated to the biologic results of ionizing radiations, together with radiation from scientific procedures.

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The Golgi apparatus is also involved in the formation of intracellular organelles such as lysosomes and peroxisomes. 5 μm) formed by the Golgi complex and have a single limiting membrane. Lysosomes maintain an acidic matrix (pH 5 and below) and contain a group of glycoprotein digestive enzymes (hydrolases) that catalyze the rapid breakdown of proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates into small basic building molecules. The enzyme content within lysosomes varies and depends on the specific needs of an individual tissue.

All RNA molecules are synthesized in the nucleus. 2 The Cell and Tissue Biology 23 While the enzyme RNA polymerize II is mainly responsible for the synthesis of mRNA, RNA polymerases I and III mediate the synthesis of rRNA and tRNA, respectively. 3 Genetic Code The genetic code in a DNA sense strand consists of a specific nucleotide sequence coded in successive “triplets” that will eventually control the sequence of amino acids in a protein molecule. During transcription, a complementary code of triplets in the mRNA molecule, called codons, is synthesized.

It is very important to note that mitochondria in the cytoplasm are also replicated before mitosis starts, since they have their own DNA. Based on specific events during nuclear division, mitosis is subcategorized into four phases. During prophase, the nuclear envelope breaks down, chromosome condensation continues, and the centromere of the chromatids is attached to opposite poles of the spindle. During early metaphase, the spindle fibers pull the centromeres to the center, forming an equatorial plate.

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