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Biochemistry is the study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in live organisms. Biochemists focus heavily on the role, function, and structure of biomolecules. The study of the chemistry behind biological processes and the synthesis.

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Carbohydrates- Biomolecules : functions and classifications | Biochemistry

diksha bhatla  
6 Jul 2022   

Carbohydrates are the most abundant organic molecules in nature. They are primarily composed of the elements carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. The name...

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Lipids (Biomolecules): structure, classification and functions | Biochemistry

diksha bhatla  
7 Jul 2022   

Lipids (Greek: lipos–fat) are of great importance to the body as the chief concentrated storage form of energy, besides their role in cellular struc...

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Proteins And Amino Acids

diksha bhatla  
8 Jul 2022   

Proteins are the most abundant organic molecules of the living system. in every part of the cell and constitute about 50% of the cellular dry weight....

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Nucleic Acids And Nucleotides

diksha bhatla  
11 Jul 2022   

There are two types of nucleic acids namely deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA). ...

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Digestion And Absorption | Biochemistry 

diksha bhatla  
14 Jul 2022   

Food is the basic and essential requirement of man for his very existence. The food we eat consists of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins a...

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Plasma Proteins | Biochemistry 

diksha bhatla  
15 Jul 2022   

The plasma is the liquid medium of blood (55-60%), in which the cell components— namely erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets—are sus...

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Hemoglobin And Porphyrins:  Biochemistry | Pharmacy Notes

diksha bhatla  
16 Jul 2022   

The structure, functions and abnormalities of haemoglobin, the synthesis and degradation of heme, the porphyrin containing compounds are discuss...

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Biological Oxidation - Biochemistry B Pharmacy

diksha bhatla  
18 Jul 2022   

For a better understanding of biological oxidation, it is worthwhile to have a basic knowledge of bioenergetics and the role of high-energy compo...

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Introduction To Metabolism : Anabolism, catabolism

diksha bhatla  
20 Jul 2022   

Hundreds of reactions simultaneously take place in a living cell, in a well-organized and integrated manner. The entire spectrum of chemical reac...

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Metabolism Of Amino Acids

diksha bhatla  
23 Jul 2022   

Proteins are the most abundant organic compounds and constitute a major part of the body's dry weight (10-12 kg in adults )....

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Integration Of Metabolism

diksha bhatla  
26 Jul 2022   

Metabolism is a continuous process, with thousands of reactions, simultaneously occurring in the living cell. ...

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Metabolism Of Nucleotides

diksha bhatla  
27 Jul 2022   

Nucleotides consist of a nitrogenous base, a ucleotides consist of a nitrogenous base, pentose and a phosphate. ...

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Vitamins : History, Nomenclature, synthesis, and Classification 

diksha bhatla  
13 Jul 2022   

Vitamins may be regarded as organic compounds required in the diet in small amounts to perform specific biological functions for normal maintenance of...

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Carbohydrates Metabolism

diksha bhatla  
21 Jul 2022   

Carbohydrates are the major source of energy Major pathways  for the living cells. As such, carbohydrates are the first cellular constituents, s...

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Biomolecules And The Cell

diksha bhatla  
4 Jul 2022   

The living matter is composed of mainly six elements—carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur. ...

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Mineral Metabolism

diksha bhatla  
28 Jul 2022   

The mineral (inorganic) elements constitute only a small proportion of the body weight. There is a wide variation in their body content. For instanc...

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Enzymes

diksha bhatla  
12 Jul 2022   

Enzymes are biocatalysts – the catalysts of life. A catalyst is defined as a substance that increases the velocity or rate of a chemical re...

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Metabolism Of Lipids

diksha bhatla  
22 Jul 2022   

METABOLISM OF LIPIDS -  Lipids are indispensable for cell structure and function. Due to their hydrophobic and non- polar nature, lipids differ...

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Water and Mineral Metabolism | Biochemistry notes

solotutes  
24 May 2021   

Water and minerals are play major role in the processes of life. Minerals are divided into two types in human body 1. Principal elements (Macromineral...

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Blood | Functions and Composition of Blood

pharmacy exams  
22 Mar 2021   

Blood is specialized fluid connective tissue, transports nutrition, water and oxygen to various tissues and organs. circulates in closed vessels. sl...

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Q.1 The scientific study of disease which deals with causes, effects, mechanism, and nature of the disease is…

  • Pathology
  • Biology
  • Physiology
  • Oceanology


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Q.2 Functions of blood include…

  • Transport of oxygen & nutrients
  • Maintenance of osmotic pressure & body temperature
  • Transport of hormones & waste product
  • All of them


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Q.3 Composition of blood is…

  • Plasma and blood cells
  • Plasma and RBCs
  • Plasma and WBCs
  • Respiratory gases and blood cells


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Q.4 Blood plasma contains…

  • Inorganic substances
  • Organic substances
  • Respiratory gases
  • All of them


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Q.5 Blood cells fraction is composed of…

  • WBCs/ leukocytes
  • RBCs/ erythrocyte
  • Platelets / thrombocytes
  • All of them


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Q.6 ......... is involved in formation of antibodies

  • WBCs
  • RBCs
  • Platelets
  • None of them


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Q.7 In the case of immunodeficiency diseases, no. of WBCs will…

  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Remains same
  • None of them


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Q.8 Thrombocytes are called…

  • WBCs
  • RBCs
  • Platelets
  • None of them


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Q.9 Decrease in platelet count is called …

  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • None of them


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Q.10 Increase in platelet count is called …

  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • None of them


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Q.1 The process occurring in the presence of oxygen is called… ..

  • Anaerobic
  • Aerobic
  • Glycogenic
  • Microaerophilic


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.2 The process occuring in the absence of oxygen is called… .

  • Anaerobic
  • Aerobic
  • Glycogenic
  • Microaerophilic


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.3 Enzymatic hydrolysis of major nutrients in GIT to yield their simpler components is .....

  • Fermentation
  • Deglutition
  • Glycolysis
  • Digestion


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.4 Amino acids with carbon chains that can be metabolically converted into glucose or glycogen are called… .

  • Metagenic amino acids
  • Glucogenic amino acids
  • Ketogenic amino acids
  • Glutamic amino acids


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Q.5 Amino acids with carbon chains that can be metabolically converted into ketone bodies are called… .

  • Metagenic amino acids
  • Glucogenic amino acids
  • Ketogenic amino acids
  • Glutamic amino acids


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.6 The water soluble fuels which are overproduced during fasting or in untreated diabetes mellitus are called… . .

  • Melanin bodies
  • Ketone bodies
  • Glucose bodies
  • Citrate bodies


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.7 Energy yielding anaerobic breakdown of glucose yielding lactate, ethanol with some other products is… . ..

  • Protein fermentation
  • Fat metabolism
  • Glucose fermentation
  • Nucleic acid fermentation


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.8 The biosynthesis of carbohydrates from simpler, non carbohydrate precursors is… . .

  • Gluconeogenesis
  • Glycogenolysis
  • Thermogenesis
  • Glycogenesis


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.9 An oxidative pathway of glucose-6-phosphate is also known as…

  • Phosphogluconate pathway
  • Pentose phosphate pathway
  • Hexose monophosphate pathway
  • All of them


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.10 The process of breakdown of glycogen to blood glucose is … . .

  • Gluconeogenesis
  • Glycogenesis
  • Thermogenesis
  • Glycogenolysis


D. PharmaBiochemistryB. PharmaGeneral ScienceClass 12thBachelor of Pharmacy

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Q.1 The process of converting glucose to glycogen for storage is…

  • Glycogenolysis
  • Thermogenesis
  • Glycogenesis
  • Gluconeogenesis


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Q.2 The catabolic pathway by which a molecule of glucose is broken down into two molecules of pyruvate is ..

  • Glycogenolysis
  • Gluconeogenesis
  • Glycolysis
  • Thermogenesis


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Q.3 What is glycolysis?

  • synthesis of glycogen
  • breakdown of glycogen
  • synthesis of glucose
  • Utilization of glucose


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Q.4 Where does glycolysis occur?

  • Cytosol
  • Mitochondria
  • Nucleus
  • Ribosomes


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Q.5 Glycolysis occurs in …. cells

  • Plant
  • Animals
  • Eukaryotic
  • All of them


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Q.6 Oxidation of glucose for energy production is… ..

  • Gluconeogenesis
  • Glycogenolysis
  • Thermogenesis
  • Glycolysis


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Q.7 Glycolysis is the conversion of

  • Fructose into phosphoenolpyruvate
  • Fructose into pyruvate
  • Glucose into phosphoenolpyruvate
  • Glucose into pyruvate


B. PharmaBiochemistry

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Q.8 Glycolysis is also known as?

  • Embden Meyerhof pathway
  • HMP-shun
  • Respiratory cycle
  • Kreb’s cycle


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Q.9 EMP stands for …

  • Embden Meyerhof & parulekar
  • Emmoline Meyerhof & parnas
  • Embden Meyerhof & parnas
  • Embden Meyerhof & parnar


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Q.10 In the EMP pathway, the steps involved are ……

  • Energy generation phase
  • Energy investment phase
  • Splitting phase
  • All of them


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Biochemistry Test Series | Practice Set 5 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and Medical Exams

Biochemistry Test Series | Practice Set 5 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and Medical Exams
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Biochemistry Test Series | Practice Set 4 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and Medical Exams

Biochemistry Test Series | Practice Set 4 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and Medical Exams
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Biochemistry Test Series | Practice Set 3 | Revision MCQs for pharmacy and medical exams

Biochemistry Test Series | Practice Set 3 | Revision MCQs for pharmacy and medical exams
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Biochemistry test series | Practice Set 2 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and Medical exams

Biochemistry test series | Practice Set 2 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and Medical exams
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Biochemistry test Series | Practice Set 1 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and medical Exams

Biochemistry test Series | Practice Set 1 | Revision MCQs for Pharmacy and medical Exams
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Biochemistry Practice Test 1 (For Pharmacy, paramedical and other entrance exams).

Biochemistry Practice Test 1 (For Pharmacy, paramedical and other entrance exams).
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Biochemistry MCQs based Practice test 2 | Pharmacy Exams

Biochemistry MCQs based Practice test 2 | Pharmacy Exams
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