Quantitative Analysis Part 1

Topic: Determination of pKa and pI values of an amino acids by Titrimetic method 1. What are Proteins? Ans: Proteins are the most abundant organic molecules of the living system. They occur in every part of the cell and constitute about 50% of the cellular dry weight. Proteins are organic substances of high molecular weight […]

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Lipid Metabolism: Simple Smart Guide and Notes

The major aspects of lipid metabolism are involved with Fatty Acid Oxidation to produce energy or the synthesis of lipids which is called Lipogenesis. Lipid metabolism is closely connected to the metabolism of carbohydrates which may be converted to fats. This can be seen in the diagram on the left. The metabolism of both is […]

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Biochemistry of Human Milk

Biochemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. Biochemistry emerged as a separate discipline when scientists combined biology with organic, inorganic, or physical chemistry and began to study such topics as how living things obtain energy from food, the chemical basis of heredity, and what fundamental changes […]

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About the Metabolism of the carbon skeletons of amino acids

An amino acid that yields acetoacetyl CoA during the catabolism of its carbon skeleton would be considered: a) Glycogenic b) Ketogenic c) Glycogenic and ketogenic d) Neither glycogenic nor ketogenic e) Essential f)  Non essential Answer is Answer: (b) Ketogenic (Since the question only make reference to acetoacetyl CoA, we assume that it is the […]

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