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Medical Biochemistry

English, Sciences, 1 season, 23 episodes, 4 hours, 3 minutes
This podcast is created to supplement learning of Biochemistry for Medical students and professions in their first few years.
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Citric Acid Cycle (2021)

In this episode, I discuss about the Citric Acid Cycle that is part of cellular respiration; and the synthesis of glucose in Gluconeogenesis when the body is in fasting state.
10/19/202114 minutes, 45 seconds
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Enzymes (2021)

In this episode, I discuss about the importance of Enzymes in the body, how it catalyzes reactions and the factors that affect its activity
10/11/202117 minutes, 17 seconds
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Protein Synthesis (2021)

In this episode, discuss about the genetic code and various types of mutations, the steps of protein synthesis and post-translational modifications. 
10/8/202116 minutes, 36 seconds
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Protein Structure (2021)

In this episode, I discuss about the 4 levels of protein structure: primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures and correlate disease states to changes in protein structure.
9/17/202112 minutes, 43 seconds
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Bioenergetics (2021)

In this full episode, I discuss about Bioenergetics the central role of ATP in cellular respiration. I explain anabolism and catabolism in endergonic and exergonic reactions. I also discuss about importance of water in fluid and electrolyte balance. 
9/13/202120 minutes, 13 seconds
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In this episide, I discuss about Hyperlipedemia and its causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and pathophysiology. 
2/7/202118 minutes, 53 seconds
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In this episode, I discuss about the various immune deficiency syndromes (primary and secondary) that may affect the respiratory system.
1/21/202118 minutes, 44 seconds
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Pathophysiology of Autoimmune diseases in MSK

In this episode, I discuss about the immunological mechanisms underlying autoimmune disease and identify examples of rheumatological conditions with an autoimmune basis (SLE, RA, Sjogren syndrome and Vasulitis).
1/6/202122 minutes, 23 seconds
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Cancer Defences

In this episode, I discuss about our immune system and cancer, as well as immunotherapies that target cancer cells
12/7/20208 minutes, 33 seconds
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Hypersensitivity (Type IV)

This episode discusses about our skin immune system and how Type IV hypersensitivity leads to skin disorders such as contact dermatitis, psoriasis and atopic eczema
12/3/20205 minutes, 28 seconds
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Allergies and Hypersensitivity

This episode discusses about allergies and hypersensitivity (Type I) and anaphylaxis.
11/30/20204 minutes, 12 seconds
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Pulmonary Defence Mechanisms

This podcast discusses about our different pulmonary defence mechanisms that protect our airways and lungs from particles to pathogens.
11/30/20207 minutes, 53 seconds
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Innate and Adaptive immunity

In this episode, I discuss about how our innate and adaptive immunity responds when bacterial or viral pathogens invade our body
11/17/20206 minutes, 41 seconds
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Immune System

In this episode, I discuss about the importance of our immune system and the different lines of defence against pathogens and disease
10/25/20205 minutes, 18 seconds
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In this episode, I discuss about the first step in Glucose metabolism and how that generates ATP energy for our cells
10/20/20204 minutes, 44 seconds
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Gene Regulation

In this episode, I discuss about how the genetic information in our DNA is being transferred to RNA and how this process is regulated.
10/7/20205 minutes, 24 seconds
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Nucleic acids (2021)

This full episode discusses about the importance of nucleic acids in our body, and the structure and function of DNA and RNA. I will also discuss about how DNA is replicated in our cells. 
10/5/202012 minutes, 56 seconds
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pH and Henderson-Hasselbalch equation

This episode discusses about pH and its influence on amino acids, as well as the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation to quantify pH effects.  
9/25/20207 minutes, 22 seconds
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Amino acids

This episode discusses about the different types of amino acids and their properties
9/24/20205 minutes, 41 seconds
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This episode describes the generation and use of ATP as a carrier of energy in the cell 
9/22/20204 minutes, 41 seconds
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This episode describes the important Biomolecules in the body: Nucleic acids, Proteins, Lipids and Carbohydrates
9/19/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hypothalamus-Pituitary axis (2021)

This episode describes the hormones produced by the Hypothalamus-pituitary axis and their main functions and how they are controlled
9/18/202013 minutes, 22 seconds
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Bilirubin and Jaundice

This episode describes the 4 different types of Jaundice: Prehepatic, post-hepatic, hepatic and neonatal Jaundice and their associations with metabolism of Bilirubin 
5/19/20204 minutes, 22 seconds