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ESSENTIALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY

 

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Vitamins – Classification and Body Requirements

d Vitamin A – Occurrence and Absorption
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Physiological Role of Vitamin A - Effects of Deficiency of Vitamin A

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Vitamin D – Structure, Occurrence and Absorption

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Physiological Roles of Vitamin D

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Effects of Deficiency of Vitamin D

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Vitamin E – Occurrence, Absorption and Storage

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Effects of Deficiency of Vitamin E

d

Vitamin K – Occurrence and Absorption

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Effects of Deficiency of Vitamin K

d Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) – Occurrence and Changes to it in Body
d

Biochemical Roles of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

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Effects of Deficiency of Vitamin C

d

Thiamine – Properties, Occurrence and its Biochemical Role

d

Effects of Thiamine Deficiency

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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) – Role, Deficiency Symptoms and Occurrence

d

Nicotinamide – Occurrence and Effects of its Deficiency

d

Vitamin B6 – Occurrence, Effect of its Deficiency

d

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) – Occurrence, Biochemical Role, Deficiency Symptoms

d

Biotin – Occurrence, Biochemical Role and Deficiency Symptoms

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Folic Acid (FA) or Pteroyglutamic Acid (PGA)

d

Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) – Occurrence, Chemistry and its Biochemical Role

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Symptoms of Deficiency of Vitamin B12

d Iron – Dietary Sources & Daily Dietary Allowance
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Iron Absorption – Mechanism of Iron Absorption – Plasma Iron Transport

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Factors Increasing and Inhibiting Iron Absorption

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Calcium – Dietary Sources

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Factors Affecting Ca Absorption

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Factors Affecting Plasma Calcium Level

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Functions of Ca in the Body - Biochemistry

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PHOSPHORUS – Dietary Sources, Absorption, Functions of P in Body

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How Is caloric Value of Foods Determined

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Respiratory Quotient (R.Q) - Methods of Determining Respiratory Quotient

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Metabolic Rate – Determination of Metabolic Rate

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Basal Metabolic Rate (BRM) – Measurement and Calculations of Basal Metabolic Rate

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Factors Affecting Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

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Protein - Essential and Non-essential Amino Acids

d

Protein Efficiency Ratio (P.E.R)

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Health effects of an inadequate protein Intake

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Calculation of Caloric Requirements of a Person

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Milk - Chemical Constituents of Milk

d Body Changes in Starvation
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Obesity – Harmful Effects, General Ways to Overcome or prevent Obesity

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Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Cells

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Hemoglobin – Factors Affecting Formation of Hemoglobin

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Hemoglobin (Hb) Derivatives

d Blood Transfusion –Tests, Transfusion of By-products of Blood
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Functions of the Liver

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Chemical Control of Respiration

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Characteristics and Composition of the Urine