Instructions write a 800 word essay on the info below For this…
Instructions write a 800 word essay on the info below
For this assignment, you will write a 2-page paper about a B-vitamin of your choice and the effects of the expression of genes and polymorphisms associated with the B-vitamin on health and disease. Please include both gene expression and polymorphisms in genes if applicable (nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics).
Below are some resources for you to get started. Note that you will need to find additional research articles to complete this assignment.
- Chapter 35
- Chapter 37
- Chapter 39
- Introduction: provide a background for your topic clearly identifying the physiological and metabolic functions of the B-vitamin chosen as well as the genes of interest. Provide basic information about the genes and their products, including their function and sites of expression in the body.
- Identify at least two research articles that describe the mechanisms by which the expression of genes related to the B-vitamin chosen and their polymorphism on the function of the B-vitamin chosen and the health consequences. Then, provide a concise summary of the two articles, including key methodological details that will help the reader understand the results.
- Evaluate the two articles with respect to their methodology and limitations.
- Draw a conclusion.
- No more than two pages (without references).
- At least two research articles should be cited.
- The assignment should be written in narrative format and using third person only. Do not use first person.
- In-text citations and references should be formatted according to AMA guidelines.