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Comparing Mitosis vs. Meiosis

What is the purpose of Meiosis? Meiosis produces the gametes or the “sex cells” such as sperm and eggs. Meiosis goes through two divisions, one in meiosis 1 and one in meiosis 2. In the end, it results in four cells and each cell only contains half of the genetic material. What is the purpose of Mitosis? The primary purpose …

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How to easily memorize Gluconeogenesis

An easy way to learn and memorize gluconeogenesis is by using mnemonics to help you remember the order of molecules. Since Gluconeogenesis (generation of glucose) is the opposite pathway of glycolysis, all of the molecules should be familiar if you have studied glycolysis in the past. See my review of Glycolysis and where it occurs if you are not familiar …

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How to memorize the Krebs Cycle (Citric Acid Cycle)

Citric Acid Cycle molecules

Many college student go crazy when they are first presented with the task of memorizing the Krebs/ Citric Acid cycle. So many steps and enzymes and carbon dioxides flowing around. Guess what. There is a very easy way to remember it, AND retain it for years to come.

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