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Metabolism of Proteins

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Nitrogen balance  General pathway of Protein metabolism De-amination Digestion and Absorption of Proteins.Digestion is the disintegration of complex nutrients into simple, soluble and assimilable form.
Most of the nitrogen ...
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Hormones and Study of Hormones

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proteinaceous or non-proteinaceous (amino acids or steroids)secreted as per need and not storedregulated by nerves or by feedback effect transported by bloodMostly cause long-term effects like growth, change in behavior, etc.do not catalyze any re...
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Enzymology Study of Enzymes

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Enzymes are biological molecules that catalyze (i.e., increase the rates of) chemical reactions.In enzymatic reactions, substrates to products.enzymes are selective for their substrates and speed up only a few reactions from among...
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Bioenergetics and Metabolism definition

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Bioenergetics: study of energy flow through living systems.

Study of thousands of different cellular processes

respiration + other metabolic processes involve ATP

Bioenergetics: Study processes energy involved in maki...
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Chemistry of Nucleic Acid

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Nucleotides

Composed of

Pentose sugar (Ribose; RNA, Deoxyribose; DNA).

Phosphate group

Nucleobase or Nitrogenous base

Structures of nucleosides

Types of Nucleotides (DNA)

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Chemistry of Proteins

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Amino acids are the structural units that make up proteins. They join together to form short polymer chains called peptides or longer chains called either polypeptides or proteins.These polymers are linear and unbranched, with each amino aci...
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Chemistry of Lipids

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Classifications of Lipids 

1. Simple lipids

2. Compound Lipids 

3. Derived Lipids

Fatty Acids

Fats & oil

Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids

Uses of fats in the body

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Chemistry of Carbohydrates

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Carbohydrate literary means hydrated carbon. Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and the ratio of hydrogen and oxygen is the same as in water.Carbohydrates polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones or complex substances that on hydrol...
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Basics of organic chemistry

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I. Classification based on structures :

(1) Acyclic compounds :- Atoms link together to form a chain (straight or branch) but not rings.

 

 

(2) Cyclic or closed c...
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Introduction to Biochemistry of Nursing

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Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death.

Nursing is the protection, promotion...
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Proteins and Types of proteins,Structure of proteins and Function of proteins

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Nitrogenous compounds made up of a large number of amino acids joined together through peptide bonds. Are the most abundant organic molecules forming 50% dry weight of cells.Are distinct from CHO and lipids in that they contain 16% N, 1% S and les...
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Lipid Chemistry

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Lipids are organic compounds, found in plants and animals, related to FAs potentially or actually, relatively insol in H2O & sol in non-polar solvents.Fatlike subs that may not be actually related to FAs.Lipids are organic compounds, found in plan...
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Enzymes and Types of Enzymes,Functions of Enzymes

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Biologic catalysts that accelerate biological reactions without being consumed.Biologic catalysts that accelerate biological reactions without being consumed.Biologic catalysts that accelerate biological reactions without being consumed.Biologic c...
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Amino acid Metabolism

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Amino acids are organic complex compounds containing amine (-NH 2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid. The key elements of an amino acid are ca...
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Isomers and Types of Isomers

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Compounds having the same chemical but different spatial, empirical & structural formula are called isomers. It depends upon the no(n) of asymmetric – C atoms. Glucose has 4(n) asymetric carbon atoms and therefore (4x4)=16 possible isomers.Compo...
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POLYSACCHARIDES and Biochemistry of Carbohydrates

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POLYSACCHARIDES Contain large numbers of sugar residues.Serves as store of fuel.Forms structural elements of cells.POLYSACCHARIDES Contain large numbers of sugar residues.Serves as store of fuel.Forms structural elements of cells.POLYSACCHARIDES C...
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Chemistry of Carbohydrates

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These are ALDEHYDE or KETONE group containing compounds with multiple hydroxyl groups.These are Polyhydric or Polyhydroxy alcohols with potentionally active carbonyl group which may be either alddehyde or keto group.These are polyhydroxylated comp...
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