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Biochemistry mnemonics Mnemonics

Cholesterol biosynthesis mnemonic

AAaaa HMP (Pentose) Pathway Is Difficult ­čś▒, Go Forward and Study Liver’s Cholesterol ! A- Acetyl CoA A- Acetoacetyl CoA…
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Synthesis of Ketone bodies

Hello guys! I have always found it difficult to remember cycles or pathways. So I thought of trying to make…
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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…
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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) steps

PCR is a technique for generating large quantities of specified DNA. We doctors (DRs) should know the steps of Polymerase…
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Remember vitamin B names

The Rhythm Nearly Proved Contagious Remember the vitamins in increasing order: Thiamine (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pyridoxine (B6) Cobalamin…
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Kreb’s cycle mnemonic

Do you find it difficult to remember the Kreb’s cycle? Don’t worry, here’s a way that could help you easily…
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Learn the 9 essential amino acids

If Learnt, This Valuable List May Prove Truly Helpful ! If- Isoleucine Learnt- Leucine This- Threonine List- Lysine May- Methionine…
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Mnemonic to remember carpal bones

She Looks Too Pretty, Try To Catch Her! Scaphoid Lunate Triquetrum Pisiform Trapezium Trapezoid Capitate Hamate The proximal row contains…
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Drugs safe for treating hypertension in pregnancy

Better Mother Care During Hypertensive Pregnancy Better- beta blockers (labetalol and cardioselective) Mother- methyl dopa ( it is the preferred…
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Side effects of Captopril

C- Cough A- Angioedema P- Proteinuria T- Taste disturbance and Teratogenic O- Others(fatigue and headache) P- Potassium increase R- Renal…
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Uses of Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors

Glaucoma (angle closure) Alkalinisation of urine Mountain sickness Epilepsy
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Adverse effects of Phenytoin

We can remember the adverse effects of Phenytoin by the mnemonic- HOT MALIKA ­čśŤ H- Hirsutism, Hypertrophy of gums O-…
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Management of atrial fibrillation

Mnemonic- ABCDE A- Anticoagulants ( to prevent embolisation) B- Beta blockers (to slow down the heart rate) C- Calcium channel…
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Caution or contraindication for using Beta blockers in these conditions!

Remember these conditions by the mnemonic ABCDE A- Asthma B- Block (heart block) C- COPD D- Diabetes mellitus (because beta…
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Side effects of Beta blockers

Remember the mnemonic- BALD FISH! Bronchoconstriction and Bradycardia Arrhythmias Lethargy Disturbance in glucose metabolism (Hypoglycemia) Fatigue Insomnia Sexual dysfunction Hypotension
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Examples of osmotic diuretics

MUG M- Mannitol U- Urea G- Glycerol
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Adverse effects of Amiodarone

Mnemonic: The Periphery of My Lung Liver and Cornea is Photosensitive The- Thyroid (Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism) Periphery of – Peripheral…
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Non-contraceptive benefits of OCP

Mnemonic to help you remember this is Other BENEFITS. OC pills decrease the risk of Other- Ovarian cyst B- Benign…
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Symptoms and treatment of Parkinson’s disease

You can remember the Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease by the very simple mnemonic – TRAP T- Tremor (pill rolling and…
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Most common side effects of Aspirin

We can remember the most common side effects of Aspirin by the mnemonic – ASPIRIN. A- Asthma S- Salicylate toxicity…
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