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Fatty Liver

Click on the link to download pdf Fatty Liver   —Mansi Nahar
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Cholesterol synthesis

Features of cholesterol synthesisAcetate of acetyl CoA provides all carbonsReducing equivalents are supplied by NADPH and ATP provides energyFor producing…
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Radioisotopes
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Radioisotopes

WHAT ARE ISOTOPES Elements with same atomic number (SAN) but different atomic weights (DAW). TYPES OF ISOTOPES There are two…
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Genetic code
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Genetic code

Central Dogma Of Protein Synthesis: (By Crick)DNA↓m-RNA↓Protein Genetic Code: Dictionary of nucleotide base combinations which determine sequence of amino acids in proteins. Codon:             …
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Chemical carcinogens

Responsible for 80% of all cancersOrganic: Dimethyl benzanthracene, Benzo(a)pyreneInorganic: Arsenic, Cadmium MECHANISM OF ACTION Direct actingIndirectly acting:Procarcinogen → Ultimate carcinogen…
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Conjugation

First, let us learn what is metabolism of xenobiotics..Detoxification –     The series of biochemical reactions occurring in the body…
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Glycogenolysis

Click on the link to download the pdf   Glycogenolysis — Mansi Nahar
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Liver Function Tests
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Liver Function Tests

LIVER FUNCTION TESTS What is LFT? LFTs are used for mainly 2 reasons:To confirm clinical suspicion of potential liver injury…
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Iron metabolism

PRESENCE IN BODY : Total iron content in body is 3-5 g 70% is in RBCs and 5% in myoglobins…
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Haemoglobin and Porphyrin

Haemoglobin and Porphyrins Click the below link to download the document: Haemoglobin -Pratik Agarwal
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METABOLISM OF XENOBIOTICS/ DETOXIFICTION/
BIOTRANSFORMATION

METABOLISM OF XENOBIOTICS/ DETOXIFICTION/
BIOTRANSFORMATION Click the below link to download the powerpoint presentationMETABOLISM-Mansi Nahar
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ISOENZYMES
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ISOENZYMES

Isoenzymes -Prajwal Shetty
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Tricarboxylic acid cycle (Kreb’s Cycle)
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Tricarboxylic acid cycle (Kreb’s Cycle)

AIM : Oxidation of Acetyl CoA to CO2 and H20. Also connectiong almost all individual metabolic pathways.LOCATION:Mitochondrial matrix FUNCTION: Generates high…
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Gout

Definition: It is a metabolic disease associated with overproduction of uric acid. Where does this uric acid come from? It…
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Protein energy malnutrition

Protein Energy Malnutrition What is PEM? Protein energy malnutrition also called protein calorie malnutrition is the most common nutritional disorder…
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Purine Salvage Pathway

PURINE SALVAGE PATHWAY Starting from what we know. Nucleotides consist of nitrogenous base, a ribose, and a phosphate. They are…
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TRANSAMINATION
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TRANSAMINATION

TRANSAMINATION What is transamination? The transfer of an amino group from an amino acid to a keto acid is known…
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Malate Aspartate Shuttle
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Malate Aspartate Shuttle

The process of synthesizing ATP from ADP & Pi coupled with electron transport chain is known as oxidative phosphorylation. For…
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