Category Archive: Tits and Bits for MCQs

Mar 22

CALMODULIN

Calmodulin (CaM) (an abbreviation for CALcium-MODULated proteIN) is a calcium-binding messenger protein expressed in all eukaryotic cells  Calmodulin is a small, protein approximately 148 amino acids long, and is dumb bell shaped protein with its N and C terminals domains joined by a central helix. each domain had two high effinity Calcium binding sites. Binding …

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Mar 07

AA Tryptophan

FEW IMPORTANT POINTS  ABOUT TRYPTOPHAN    😎 Amino acid containing INDOLE ring — Indole ring is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound consists if BENZONE ring fused with PYRROLE ring —- do you remeber where else we get Pyrrole ring ?? Precursor  of SEROTONIN  which is  synthesized via tryptophan hydroxylase, SEROTONIN can be then converted to …

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