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Towards happiness

Bhatke Vimukta Vikas Pratishthan (BVVP) purchased about 20 acres of land for the needy kids of Yamgarwadi where they set up a school ‘Eklavya Vidya Sankul‘, a hostel, kitchen, a park, playground, a small clinic with basic medicinal supply, ambulance, residential accommodation for teaching & non teaching staff. It’s a tiny world of these tribal …

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Leprosy/ Hansen’s disease

Leprosy/ Hansen’s disease ETIOLOGY Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by M.Leprae- an acid fast bacilli. The route of transmission is unclear but is thought to be via nasal droplet infection and contact transmission. The organism prefers cooler temperature (body surface temperature is less than core body temperature) and hence it mainly involves skin …

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Cholesterol biosynthesis mnemonic

AAaaa HMP (Pentose) Pathway Is Difficult 😱, Go Forward and Study Liver’s Cholesterol ! A– Acetyl CoA A– Acetoacetyl CoA H– HMG CoA M– Mevalonate P– 5-Phosphomevalonate P– 5-Pyrophosphomevalonate P– 3-Phospho 5-pyrophosphomevalonate I– Isopentenyl pyrophosphate D– Dimethyl allyl pyrophosphate G– Geranyl pyrophosphate F– Farsenyl pyrophosphate S– Squalene L– Lanosterol C– Cholesterol A few other important …

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Mnemonic for detoxification

Detoxification mainly takes place in the liver. The purpose is to convert foreign or toxic compounds to easily excretable or non toxic forms. Detoxification reactions can be remembered by CHOR– Conjugation, Hydrolysis, Oxidation and Reduction. Detoxification is divided into two phases (I and II). Phase I includes three reactions (HOR of CHOR) called Hydrolysis, Oxidation …

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