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Q.1- What are ω6 and ω3 fatty acid ? Give examples in support of your answer and discuss their biological significance.

Q.2- Explain the terms-

a) Saponification

b)  Rancidity

c) Lipid Peroxidation

Q.3- Give example of each of the following

a)  Cyclic fatty acid

b) Branched chain fatty acid

c) Trans fatty acid

d) Pentaenoic acid

e) Saturated fatty acid with 20 carbon atoms

Q.4- What is the relationship of melting point with the degree of unsaturation of fatty acids? What is its biological significance?

Q.5- What are essential fatty acids, discuss the functions and the clinical consequences of their deficiencies?

Q.6- Discuss the structure, functions and clinical significance of cholesterol.

Q.7- Give a brief account of the chemistry and functions of phospholipids.

Q.8- Differentiate between Cerebrosides and Gangliosides, in reference to chemistry, functions and clinical significance of each of them.

Q.9- Give a brief account of biochemical defect, clinical symptoms, laboratory diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases-

a) Tay- sach’s disease

b) Gaucher disease

c) Niemann Pick’s disease

Q.10- What is the clinical significance of Lecithin/ Sphingomyelin (L/S) ratio?

Q.11- Discuss in brief about the sources, functions and significance of glycerol.

Q.12- Draw a well labeled diagram of a liposome, discuss its structure and functions.

Q.13- Enumerate the derived lipids and give a detailed account of any two of them.

Q.14- Why do saturated fatty acids have a higher boiling point than the unsaturated fatty acids with the same number of carbon atoms?

Q.15- Give a brief account of esterification of cholesterol by Acyl transferases, differentiate between the activities of each of them.

Q.16- What are phospholipases? Mention the site of action and the biological significance of each of them.

Q.17-Give the components and the biological function of each of the following

a) Triglycerides

b) Phosphatidyl Choline

c) Sphingomyelin

d) GM1- Ganglioside

Q.18- Give an account of lipid storage diseases in a tabular manner, mentioning the biochemical defect and clinical manifestations.

Q.19- Write the significance of-

a) Acid number

b) Acetyl number

c) Saponification number

d) Iodine number.

Q.20- Give a brief account of the steps of Prostaglandin synthesis, mention the role of COX inhibitors.

Q.21- What is the biological and clinical significance of prostaglandins?

Q.22- What is the biochemical basis of low dose Aspirin in antithrombotic prophylaxis?

Q.23-Discuss the synthesis of biologically important Leukotrienes and Lipoxins from Arachidonic acid

Q.24-What is the relationship of COX inhibition and gastric ulceration?

Q.25-What is the role played by Prostaglandins in pregnancy?

Q.26-What is the drawback of usage of prostaglandins as conventional drugs ?

Q.27-What is the reason of Aspirin induced asthma?

Q.28- Differentiate between prostacyclin and Thromboxane.

Q.29- What is the clinical significance of Leukotrienes ?

Q.30- What is SRSA ? Explain briefly.

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