Urea cycle


Urea cycle

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 55%
Ease of Revision 9.1 / 10

A comfortable, almost clinical chapter to score from.

Question Pattern

The questions do not test the awareness of the steps.

The focus is rather on the enzyme defects and clinical features.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Ornithine transcarbamoylase deficiency
  • Urea cycle and Krebs cycle are linked at
  • Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I & II
  • Deficiency of arginosuccinate synthetase causes
  • Hyperammonemia type 2 – Clinical Features
  • Enzymes of Urea Cycle
  • Drug used to reduce the levels of ammonia
  • Use of Phenylbutyrate

Suggested Revision

  • Enzyme regulation in Urea cycle

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