Maple Syrup Urine Disease

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Maple Syrup Urine Disease by Mind Map: Maple Syrup Urine Disease

1. Opthitonus

2. Happens in infants

3. Infant seems perfectly healthy at birth

4. High chains of amino acids

5. Poor feeding or not wanting to eat

6. Treatment: Treatment includes constant blood monitoring along with a special diet and regular testing and check-ups. The diet includes food with low levels of amino acids and a dietitian is recommended for meeting a strict but comfortable diet can reduce the neurological damage of the disease, and allow the person to live a healthy and normal life.

7. Thesis 1: RNA polymerase copies the DNA to often and fast causing the high amounts of aminoe acids.

8. Thesis 2: rRNA isn't reading a stop codon on the mRNA and is continuing to make amino acids.

9. Thesis 3: There was a mistake in the transcription to where there is a missed stop codon on the mRNA.