Biochemistry Archive

Biochemistry MCQ 1

Which of the following aminoacids serve as the carrier of ammonia from skeletal muscle to liver? A. Alanine B. Methionine C. Arginine D. Glutamine Correct answer : Alanine
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Essential amino acids – Mnemonic

The mnemonic for rememering the names of the essential amino acids: Look There, Look There, VIP Man The essential amino acids are: Leucine Threonine Lysine Tryptophan Valine Isoleucine
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DEXA

DEXA: (acronym) Dual Energy X-ray Absortiometry DEXA scanning, is currently the most widely used method to measure bone mineral density.
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Heterocyclic compounds

They are organic compounds containing atleast one atom of an element other than carbon (nitrogen, sulphur etc.) within the ring structure. Eg: Pyridine
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Imidazole

Imidazole is a nitrogen containing organic compound with the formula C3H4N2. Structural formula, molecular model, ring structure
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