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AIIMS MAY 2014 with Solutions

Anatomy Cranial duramater has periosteal and meningeal layers, is supplied by 5th nerve, is outermost meningeal layer and Dural venous sinuses are not present inner to the meningeal layer. Lateral pterygoid muscle, medial pterygoid muscle and tensor veli palatini muscle are innervated by trigeminal nerve. Stylohyoid muscle is innervated by the stylohyoid branch of the… Continue reading AIIMS MAY 2014 with Solutions

Biochemistry

Functions of Glutathione

Functions of Glutathione: “T.  M.E.D.I.C.S” T ransport of Amino Acids M ethemoglobin reduction E rythrocyte homeostasis D etoxification of Organophosphates, Halogenated  or nitrogenous compounds I nsulin inactivation C oenzyme in reduction reactions S cavenger of toxic substances   PEARLS: Glutathione isolated in 1921 by sir Fredrick Hopkins REF: