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2. which of theses acts as carnosine and aresine?

  • 2% conc found in skeletal mucles, they act as buffers
  • Produced Hydrolysis of methyl esters yeilds (toxic methanol)

3. Whichc of these statements are incorrect about glutathione?

  • Protects heamoglobin from oxidation to methemoglobin
  • Protects cellular contents from oxidising agents eg peroxidase and superoxidase
  • Detoxification of xenobiotics in Pancrease
  • SH group of cysteine residue easily oxidised
  • important reducing and antibodies in cell

4. Which fact about insulin is not correct?

  • The 3rd sulphide bond is within one amino acid chain
  • The (one chain) precursor is proinsulin by proteolytic cleavage
  • Stimulates the muscles, liver, adipose cells to store glucose
  • Insulin formed by 2 polypeptide chains which are connected by 2 sulphur bond
  • Secreated by islets of Loughborough
  • Insulin is realeased when blood glucose sugar level is too high

5. Which of these functions is incorrect about Vasopressin?

  • slow degradation of vasopressin for diabetic urinal excretion
  • Used to control blood pressure (increases)
  • Used for Lactation
  • regulates the excretion of water by kidneys


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