Test Rise Peak Return to baseline Lipase 4-6 hours 48 8-14 days Amylase 2-4 hours 24-48 5-7 days Serum lipase elevation has a better diagnostic…Explore more Amylase and Lipase in Acute Pancreatitis
Mnemonic: FAHeem TATtooes because of Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) Tyrosine is necessary for biosynthesis of catecholamines, thyroid hormones and melanin pigment. 1. Tyrosinemia type I (Tyrosinosis/Hepatorenal…Explore more Tyrosinemia Enzymes : Mnemonic
Vmax is the maximum velocity, or how fast the enzyme can go at full ‘‘speed.’’ Vmax is reached when all of the enzyme is in…Explore more Competitive, Non-competitive and Uncompetitive Inhibitors
Fatty Acid Activation (Cytoplasm) Before undergoing oxidation, fatty acid must be activated first by conversion into Acyl-CoA by the action of Fatty Acyl-CoA synthase (thiokinase).…Explore more Beta-oxidation of Fatty Acids : Simplified
Enzymes: Fatty acid synthase (6 enzymes and 1 Acyl carrier protein molecule) Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (rate-limiting enzyme) Starting material: For palmitate synthesis: Acetyl-CoA For odd number…Explore more Fatty Acid Synthesis : Simplified
Structure Saturated fatty acid: Single bond (“S” for saturated and single bond) Unsaturated fatty acid: Double bond(s), i.e. “D” for Double bonds, Decreased melting temperature…Explore more Structure of Fatty acids and Derivatives : Simplified
The principle behind Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST) is pretty much simple. It is based on the principle of negative feedback exerted by steroids on pituitary…Explore more Understanding Dexamethasone Suppression Test
There are multiple choice questions (mcq) which asks: What is the most important urinary buffer? And the choices include both the phosphate and ammonia. Different…Explore more Most Important Urinary Buffer: Phosphate or Ammonia?