Acylglycerols & sphingolipids


Acylglycerols & sphingolipids

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 46%
Ease of Revision 8.4 / 10

If you remember the biochemical abnormalities and the clinical features, you can score in this chapter.

Question Pattern

More focus is on errors of metabolism, than actual metabolism.

Remember to read the genetic inheritance and the clinical features.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Phospholipid found only in the mitochondria
  • Types of Phospholipids
  • Tay-Sachs disease – Clinical findings
  • Pulmonary Surfactant – overview
  • Inheritance pattern of Sphingolipidoses
  • Inability to degrade sphingomyelin is seen in
  • Glycosphingolipid is made up of

Suggested Revision

  • Types of Sphingolipids
  • Glycosphingolipids – Overview
  • Triacylglycerol Metabolism – Overview
  • Sphingolipidoses – Salient features
  • Phospholipids – Overview

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