Biochemistry

Your paper should be at least three (3) pages, double-spaced, in Arial or Times New Roman font (12 point), contain at least three (3) references, and cover the following topics:

  • A brief description of how and when the disease was first identified (i.e., historical perspective). (20 points)
  • What specific biological molecule (i.e., protein, nucleic acid, lipid, carbohydrate, or vitamin) is affected by this disease (be sure to provide the specific name of the molecule)? (20 points)
  • What specific biological process (i.e., metabolic pathway) is affected? (20 points)
  • What types of symptoms do affected individuals experience? (20 points)
  • What treatments (or lifestyle changes) are recommended to help an affected individual cope with the disease? Explain why these approaches are effective in treating the disease. (20 points)