Physiology

Mnemonics for MAO isoenzyme Locations

Remember the location and distribution of MAO enzymes – MAO-A and MAO-B using this simplified mnemonic. MAO-A Adrenergic peripheral structures Alimentary mucosa [intestine] MAO-B Brain Blood platelets Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency – …

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Competitive, Non-competitive and Uncompetitive Inhibitors : High Yield Notes

Competitive, Non-competitive and Uncompetitive Inhibitors is an important topic for USMLE, NEET, PLAB and medical school exams.Let us learn this important topic in this high yield article. Vmax is the maximum velocity, or how fast the enzyme can go at full ‘‘speed.’’ Vmax is reached when all of the enzyme is in the enzyme–substrate complex. …

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Mnemonics for Hyperkalemia – Causes, Signs and Symptoms & Management

Causes of Hyperkalemia can be remembered using the mnemonic MOTHER Metabolic acidosis, Medications (ACE-inhibitors, NSAIDS, Beta blockers) Overestimated potassium (Pseudo hyperkalemia), Over tissue catabolism, Overdose of digitalis Tumor lysis syndrome, Trauma Hyperaldosteronism, Hemolysis Excessive Intake Renal failure, Rhabdomyolysis Another mnemonic to remember Hyperkaemia causes is MACHINE. Remember the phrase “The Body CARED too much about Potassium” Cellular …

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