1st Professional B.Sc in physiotherapy Examination of February 2010


1st Professional B.Sc in physiotherapy Examination of February 2010

Subject: Biochemistry (New Curriculum)

Full marks: 100 Time: 3hours

Use separate answer script for each group

Answer any two parts from each group

All questions carry equal marks


Q: No: 01: a) Define carbohydrate and classify it with the appropriate example.

b) What do you mean by 1st class protein give the source and how do you make the 1st class protein from a 2nd class protein?

c) Write down the definition of pH, buffer and give the mode of action of a buffer.

Q: No: 02: a) Define and classify metabolism explain why glycolysis is a catabolic pathway where as Gluconeogenesis is considered as a anabolic pathway?

b) Give the diagram of TCA cycle and show its regulatory step and mention its importance.

c) Write short notes on: i) Anti-oxidant vitamin ii) Dietary fiber iii) Reducing sugar

Q: No: 03: a) Explain how vitamin C helps in wound healing and how vitamin D helps in bone formation.

b) Define the term enzyme, co-enzyme, Co-factor and Isoenzymes. Give the appropriate example.

c) Write down the name of the vitamin B complex with their alternate names and what are the common and basic functions of them.


Q: No: 04: a) what do you mean by the Nucleotide and Nucleoside? Give the example and what is the function of nucleic acid.

b) What do you mean by the membrane transport system? Name some of them and discuss the mechanism of active transport system.

c) Write short notes on (any two): i) Mucopolysaccharide ii) Hypervitaminosis iii) Eicosanoids

Q: No: 05: a) what do you mean by the balanced diet? Give a balanced diet of a pregnant woman.

b) What is PEM? Give the signs and symptoms of Kwashiorkor and marasmus.

c) Define hormones and classify it on the basis of the chemical composition and the site of action.

Q: No: 06: a) Name some compound which possess a steroid nucleus. Write down the function of the animal sterol?

b) What is the hormone that secreted from the adrenal glands? Which hormone is called the stress hormone give their function.

c) What is lipoprotein? Why HDL cholesterol is beneficial for our health whereas LDL cholesterol is harmful?

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