Boards and Beyond
Boards and Beyond

  1. Molecular Biochemistry
    DNA Structure Nucleotides, purines, pyrimidines, histones, DNA methylation, histone acetylation (13min)
    Purine Metabolism PRPP, IMP, purine salvage, 6-MP, gout, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome (18min) UPDATED 7-20-2016
    Pyrimidine Metabolism Carbamoyl phosphate, orotic aciduria, folate, B12, 5-FU, methotrexate (22min) UPDATED 6-20-2016
  2. Metabolism
    Glucose Carbohydrate structure, glucose metabolism overview, glucose absorption and transport (8min)
    Glycolysis Glycolysis pathway, enzymes, reactions and regulation (31min) UPDATED 6-20-2016
    Gluconeogenesis Gluconeogenesis pathway, enzymes, reactions, and regulation (17min)
    Glycogen Glycogen structure, synthesis, breakdown, and regulation; Glycogen storage diseases (21min)
    HMP Shunt Reactions, enzymes, NADPH, Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency (14min)
    Fructose and Galactose Fructose and galactose metabolism; hereditary fructose intolerance, galactosemia (13min)
    Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex; Co-factors; Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency (17min)
    TCA Cycle TCA cycle reactions, inhibitors, and activators (13min)
    Electron Transport Chain Complexes I, II, III, and IV; Coenzyme Q; Cytochrome C; Carbon Monoxide; Cyanide; Brown fat (20min)
    Fatty Acids Fatty acid structure; Fatty acid synthesis; Beta oxidation; Carnitine deficiency (26min)
    Ketone Bodies Ketone body synthesis; ketolysis; ketones in diabetes/alcoholism (8min)
    Ethanol Metabolism Alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenase; Hypoglycemia and lactic acidosis in alcoholism; Disulfiram (18min)
    Exercise and Starvation Creatine; Aerobic and anaerobic exercise; Metabolism during fasting and starvation (22min)
    Inborn Errors of Metabolism Recognition of newborns with metabolic disorders (21min) NEW 12-6-2016
  3. Amino Acids
    Amino Acids Amino acid structure; pKa values; basic and acidic amino acids; glucogenic/ketogenic (17min)
    Phenylalanine and Tyrosine Phenylketonuria, Alkaptonuria, Albinism, Catecholamine synthesis; Monoamine oxidase; COMT (25min)
    Other Amino Acids Tryptophan; Branched chain amino acids; Maple syrup urine disease; Homocystinuria (19min)
    Ammonia Alanine cycle, Hyperammonemia, Urea cycle, Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (17min)
  4. Vitamins
    B Vitamins Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, and B7 (23min) UPDATED 6-20-2016
    B12 and Folate Structure and function of vitamin B12 and Folate; Folate deficiency; Pernicious anemia (20min)
    Other Vitamins Structure, function, and deficiency of vitamins A, C, D, E and K; Zinc (32min)
  5. Lipids
    Lipid Metabolism Chylomicrons, VLDL, LDL, HDL, Abetalipoproteinemia (20min) UPDATED 7-25-2016
    Hyperlipidemia Primary and secondary hyperlipidemia; Familial hyperlipidemias (10min)
    Lipid Drugs Statins, Ezetimibe, Niacin, Fibrates, Omega 3 fatty acids (22min)
  6. Other Topics
    Lysosomal Storage Diseases Gaucher's, Fabry's, Krabbe's, Tay Sachs, Niemann-Pick, Hurler's, Hunter's, I-cell disease (31min)