About Dr. Sreekumar

Professor of Biochemistry

Dr. Sreekumar serves as Professor and Head of Biochemistry at a renowned Medical Institute in Kerala, India

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Young doctors aspiring for Post-graduation look no further when it comes to honing their Biochemistry acumen.

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Glucose Metabolism

Gluconeogenesis (GNG) is a metabolic pathway that results in the generation of glucose from non-carbohydrate carbon substrates such as pyruvate, lactate, glycerol, and glucogenic amino acids. While primarily odd-chain fatty acids can be converted into glucose, it is possible for at least some even-chain fatty acids. It is one of the two main mechanisms humans

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Lipid Metabolism

Fatty acids are a family of molecules classified within the lipid macronutrient class. One of their roles within animal metabolism is energy production in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthesis. When compared to other macronutrient classes (carbohydrates and protein), fatty acids yield the most ATP on an energy per gram basis by a pathway

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dna replication

DNA Replication

DNA replication is the process of producing two identical replicas from one original DNA molecule. This biological process occurs in all living organisms and is the basis for biological inheritance. DNA is made up of two strands and each strand of the original DNA molecule serves as template for the production of the complementary strand,

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Protein Biosynthesis

Protein Biosynthesis refers to the process whereby biological cells generate new proteins; it is balanced by the loss of cellular proteins via degradation or export. Translation, the assembly of proteins by ribosomes, is an essential part of the biosynthetic pathway, along with generation of messenger RNA (mRNA), aminoacylation of transfer RNA (tRNA), co-translational transport, and

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CARBOHYDRATES Aldehyde or ketone derivatives of polyhydric alcohols General structural formula Cn(H2O)n Classification Based on the number of sugar units  Monosaccharides: Contain only one sugar unit Subclassified into: Based on functional group: Aldoses <> Ketoses Based on number of carbon atom: Trioses (3C), Tetroses (4C), Pentoses (5C), Hexoses (6C), Heptoses (7C) etc MONOSACCHARIDES Aldoses Ketoses

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water soluble vitamins

Water Soluble Vitamins in a Nutshell

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Vitamins are broadly classified as Water soluble and Fat Soluble. Water soluble vitamins are B Complex and C. They are usually not stored in the body even if taken in excess quantities. B Complex vitamins act as coenzymes for various enzyme. The following is a summary of the functions and deficiency manifestations of water soluble

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