Carbohydrates of Clinical importance
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Just have a bird’s eye view of what the different molecules do, and you should be good to go.
Though this chapter is a mixed bag, disproportionately more focus has been on Glycosaminoglycans.
Read about their normal functions and structure. Don’t bother about the intricacies of chemical structure.
- Glycemic index for common foods
- Respiratory quotient for different nutrients
- Glycosaminoglycan involved in cellular migration
- Aldose & Ketose sugars – examples
- Sites of synthesis of glycosaminoglycans
- Glycosaminoglycan present in the cornea
- Epimer – Examples
- Enantiomers – examples
- Mucopolysaccharidoses – Important Clinical features
- Tests for Carbohydrates
- Glycosoaminoglycans – Overview
- Composition of common Carbohydrates