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Biochemistry

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1. Pts with albinism are at inc risk For what cancer






2. deletion of VHL gene on chromosome 3 leading to hemangioblastomas of retina/cerebellum/medulla bilateral RCC - dz and overexpression product






3. What does the ELISA test for






4. What can excess vit B3 cause






5. How do microtubules grow and collapse






6. What does commaless - nonoverlapping genetic code refer to...






7. Which direction does kinesin go






8. What does desmin stain for






9. What does the start codon code for in eukaryotes and prokaryotes






10. depression - progressive dementia - choreiform movements - caudate atrophy and dec levels of GABA and ACH in the brain






11. recurrent pulmonary infxns in CF are due to what organisms






12. Type I collagen






13. How do permanent cells grow and regenerate and What are examples of permanent cells






14. What defects characterize DiGeorge syndrome






15. What does high cholesterol or long saturated fatty acid content do to the melting temperature and fluidity






16. What are uncoupling agents






17. What metabolic rxns occur in the cytoplasm






18. spheroid RBCs due to spectrin or ankyrin defect - hemolytic anemia - inc MHCH - splenectomy is curative






19. Which anti gout drugs work on microtubules






20. What rxn creates ATP






21. benign asymptomatic condition with elevated levels of fructose in urine and blood - dz and enzyme






22. progressive neurodegeneration - developmental delay - cherry red spot on macula - lysosomes with onion skin - NO hepatosplenomegaly






23. What are the results of unbalanced translocation






24. What 3 syndromes are associated with vit B1 def






25. What does the golgi assemble proteoglycans from






26. What step of uric acid synthesis does xanthine oxidase catalyze






27. What are the only purely ketogenic amino acids






28. What does a phosphatase do






29. What are the blood glucose levels maintained by for days 1-3






30. What collagen type is most frequently affected in ehlers danlos and What are common complications






31. telangiectasia - recrrent epistaxis - skin discolorations - AVMs






32. Where is EtOH dehydrogenase located






33. What 3 amino acids are necessary for purine synthesis






34. What is the activated carrier for methyl groups






35. What is the defect in II A familial hypercholesterolemia






36. What is the Name and function of vit B1






37. What happens in hyperammonemia






38. What is the defect in cystinuria






39. inc glycogen in muscle but can't break it down - painful muscle cramps - myglobinuria with strenuous exercise - dz and enzyme






40. What is locus heterogeneity and give an example






41. What other inflammatory process can induce a hemolytic anemia in NADPH defieicnt patients






42. What amino acid makes up most of the octamer






43. What is the Name and function of vit B2






44. What is the TX for PKU






45. How does ouabain work






46. What does a carboxylase do






47. What does Ehlers Danlos cause and why






48. What leads to the deletion of the dystrophin gene in duchenne's muscular dystrophy






49. What is the RDE of gluconeogenesis






50. caf