Cholesterol Metabolism


Cholesterol Metabolism

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 82%
Ease of Revision 9.2 / 10

Though the Chapter is a big one, the questions are asked from the very basic facts about molecules, not about their transformations.

So should be easy to score 4 marks.

Question Pattern

The Questions do not focus on complex steps or regulatory process.

Just knowing the broader strokes of what is what,a and what it does, should be sufficient.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Highest electrophoretic mobility
  • Functions of lipoprotein
  • Activator of LCAT
  • Largest human plasma lipoprotein
  • Abnormalities in different Familial Dyslipidemias
  • Main apolipoprotein for LDL
  • First hormone to be produced in cholesterol synthesis

Suggested Revision

  • Apolipoproteins – Overview
  • Bile acid metabolism
  • Overview of Lipoproteins
  • Overview of Cholesterol synthesis
  • Regulation of cholesterol synthesis

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