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    Hey guys, I'm reading my FA again and was wondering what is the primary source of energy for RBCs during starvation because they can't use ketones? Please let me know whenever you have a chance. Thanks and happy studying! - Stepp
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    Hi Guys, I am a bit confused with the answer given by Kaplan note 2013 in biochem book. In the review questions:- 1)The peptide ala-arg-his-gly-glu is treated with peptidases to release all of the amino acids. The solution is adjusted to ph7, and electrophoresis is performed. In the...
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    A patient with manic depressive disorder is treated with lithium, which slows the turnover of inositol phosphates and the phosphatidyl inositol derivatives in cells. Which of the following protein kinases is most directly affected by this drug? A. Protein kinase C B. Receptor tyrosine kinase C...
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    hi everyone, Does anybody have molecular biology & biochemistry offline qs link? any help regarding this will be highly appreciated.my e mail id [email protected]
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    How many chapters per day for Lippincott's Biochemistry is enough? 2 chapters per day is good or more is possible?
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    I have a question related to allosteric inhibitors.. let's say we have an allosteric inhibitor of an enzyme, If the noncompetitive inhibitor binding to the enzyme at the site of substrate will decrease the Vmax but won't decrease the Km, what about the allosteric inhibitor of the enzyme, will...
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    Why do we get hypertension with this deficiency? Happy-2 Plus wouldn't RAAS be suppressed overtime so it wouldn't be due to Ang 2?
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    why doesn't iron deficiency cause symptoms of porphyria like lead poisoning, i.e to cause acquired porphria? second Q, photosensitivity occurs in porphria cutanea tarda duo to elevation of porphyrin, so why doesn't this occur with lead poisoning and iron deficiency??
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    I really did not like Kaplan biochemistry. It was too sophisticated and contained so much details. After all, I decided to study FA and used Kaplan for understanding some parts. It really wasted my time.
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    According to uworld glucocorticoids have catabolic functions BUT it increase protein synthesis in liver... How it is possible it actually promote glucoNEOgenesis means breakdown of proteins but on other hand uworld saying it increase protein synthsis in liver...
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    Impaired transport of ornithine from cytosol to mitochondria..restriction of which substance is necessary.. 1) fats 2) proteins 3) purines Ans is proteins BUT why not purines???
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    Folks who have took the exam already Can you guys please throw some light on what areas of Molecular /Biochem and Anatomy do we focus upon. There seems to be an increasing trend of being tested in these subjects. Thank you.
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    I started the 2ed revision of bio , I'm reading KLN for 2ed time then reading FA for 1st time.. I noticed that a lot of information which is mentioned in KLN not in mentioned in FA What should I do ? concentrated on what on FA .. and write the related addition info about it . or write the...
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    Finding bioche-metabolism very difficult.....went through kaplan videos and now doing FA....what else to do?...please suggest any solution...:o:o:confused::confused:
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    Could you tell me your opinion about rapid review biochemistry please I am planning to use it thank you
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    Ok, this one is probably a very overlooked topic but a very High Yield one, so lets start a discussion and postings of useful links and Vids explaining USMLE Lab Techniques found in Genetics/Immuno/Biochem etc. ( PCR, Blots, Assays, Coombs for instance) Kindly post useful videos that you have...
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    When glucose originally gets phosphorylated in the cell with either hexokinase/glucokinase where does the ATP investment originally come from if the whole point is to make ATP?
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    I can't figure it out, why to supplement hyperpigmented people with vitD if they are breast feeding ?? Is there some physio between prolactin n melanin?
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    Which of these substrates can be used immediately for substrate level phosphoryation to produce ATP or an equivalent a) 3-Phosphoglycerate b) Pyruvate c) Glyceraldehyde d) Phosphoenolpyruvate e) Succinate
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