MCAT Biochemistry

Welcome to the Leah4sci MCAT Biochemistry Collection. Below you will find tutorial videos cheat sheets and more. I update these frequently so be sure to check back on a regular basis. See additional MCAT resources by visiting the MCAT Home Page

Hemoglobin and Oxygen Dissociation Curves on the MCAT

oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve tutorial videoHemoglobin is a critical protein to understand for the MCAT. Not only does it serve a critical function in supporting multi-cellular life, it also exhibits unique binding based on cooperativity. For the MCAT it is crucial to understand the nature of oxygen binding, and how various molecules will impact the oxygen dissociation curve.

Fischer Projection Tutorial Videos + Practice Quiz + Cheat Sheet

Converting Fischer to Haworth and Chair for glucose and fructose tutorial video

This tutorial series will take you through the very basics of Fischer Projections all the way through the advanced biochemistry concepts.

 

 

Amino Acids Tutorial Videos + Study Guide Cheat Sheet

amino acid side chain characteristics by leah fischAmino acids are the building blocks of living things. Long chains of amino acids make up proteins, which in turn make up many structural and functional cell components.

 

Glycolysis+ Study Guide Cheat Sheet

Glycolysis is one of the key pathways required for the MCAT. Download the cheat sheet that is meant to help you connect the steps within the glycolysis pathway to help you understand the changes that occur and the energy used/invested along the way.