GRE Subject Test: Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology : Help with Anabolism

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Example Question #1 : Help With Anabolism

Which of the following mnemonics is helpful in remembering the relationship between anabolism and catabolism?

Possible Answers:

RICE

ABCD

PAD

AWSOME

STEVE

Correct answer:

ABCD

Explanation:

ABCD correlates to anabolism=build catabolism=destroy. Anabolism is the constructive phase of metabolism during which tissues are built. Catabolism is the opposite of anabolism, representing the destructive phase of metabolism. Metabolism is the total of all the chemical changes that take place in the body.

STEVE is the pathway of sperm through the male reproductive system: Seminiferous Tubules, Epididymis, Vas Deferens, Ejaculatory duct. PAD is the layers of the meninges: Piamater, Arachnoid mater, Dura mater. RICE refers to the treatment for an injury to a joint: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. AWSOME is the signs and symptoms of depression: Affect flat, Weight change, Energy loss, Sad feelings, Others (guilt, loss of pleasure, hopelessness), Memory loss, Emotional blunting. 

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