Posted by biochemistryquestions on January 26, 2009
A 45-year-old, overweight male patient presents to his physician complaining of dry skin with rash episodes, a sensation of dry eyes and lost of vision, mainly at night. During questioning, he says he lost 60 lbs. during the previous year, following a very strict fat-free diet that he modified from some readings.
Which of the following liposoluble vitamins could be deficient in the patient and causing the above described symptoms?
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin D
c) Vitamin E
d) Vitamin F
e) Vitamin K
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Posted by biochemistryquestions on January 17, 2009
“And Edward was staring at me curiously, that same, familiar edge of frustration even more distinct now in his black eyes.
I stared back, surprised, expecting him to look quickly away. But instead he continued to gaze with probing intensity into my eyes. There was no question of me looking away. My hands started to shake.
“Mr. Cullen?” the teacher called, seeking the answer to a question that I hadn’t heard.
“The Krebs Cycle,” Edward answered, seeming reluctant as he turned to look at Mr. Banner.”
Porphyrias at the movies
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