Hemoglobin and Movement of Oxygen

Hemoglobin is the iron-containing metalloprotein that is responsible for oxygen transport in vertebrates. It is present in the blood and functions mainly to carry oxygen fr... read more

Precursor of Thyroid Hormones

Tyrosine is one of the amino acids that play a big role in a number of physiological processes. They are precursors for some hormones and neurotransmitters needed by the bo... read more

Bilirubin and Biliverdin Reductase

Bilirubin is a yellow compound that is the product of the catabolism of ageing heme. It can be used to determine abnormality in liver functions as characterized by the yell... read more

Membrane Lipid Metabolism

Lipids are a large and diverse group of naturally occurring organic compounds that have relatively very low solubility in water and higher solubility in non-polar organic s... read more

Amino Acids

Amino acids are the simplest unit of a protein. It has distinct structural characteristics that is responsible for the different types of interaction it can make inside the... read more

Protein Functions

Proteins are important biomolecules because they serve a number of functions essential to metabolism. Discussed in this article are the different functions of proteins in t... read more

Protein Movement and Cell Signaling

Proteins are important biomolecules because they serve a number of functions essential to metabolism. Discussed in this article are the different functions of proteins in t... read more

RNA: Basic Knowledge

Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is a polymeric molecule, which is implicated in different biological roles such as coding, decoding, expression of genes and regulation. Biological r... read more

Introduction to Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the study of life from a chemical perspective and asks how living organisms arose from biomolecules that are lifeless. These biomolecules can be isolated fr... read more



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