UNDERSTANDING FRUCTOSE METABOLISM (USMLE Step 1)

by / Thursday, 20 October 2011 / Published in Biochemistry, Pathology, Videos

Fructose metabolism is one of the frequently overlooked pathways in medical student’s Step 1 preparation because it is so short and looks as though it wouldn’t be ‘testable’ material. ¬†However, the exact opposite is true, as there is plenty of high-yield information that can be extracted from this little pathway and tested.

Here is a look at the fructose metabolism pathway as well as the associated pathologies you are expected to know for the USMLE Step 1 exam.

I hope that helps you score at least 1-2 points on your Step 1 exam!

Dr. Paul

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