Thursday, 9 April 2015

Porphyria

mnemonic for porphyria👉

Mnemonic for the Hereditary porphyrias...

All---------------Acute Intermittent Porphyria

Congenital------Congenital erythropoetic Porphyria

Porphyrias------Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

Have------------Hereditary Coprophyria

Variable---------Variegate Porphyria 

Presentation----Protoporhyria

Now all u got to do is memorize the pathway......
the first enzyme.....ALA synthase and ALA dehydrase have no deficincies that i know of and even if they did then they wldn't cause porphyria.....
then you got the next enzyme 

Uroprophyrinogen I synthase..............Acute I.Porphyra
Uroporphyrinogen III co-synthase.......Congenital erythropoetic Porphyria
Uroporphyrinogen III decarboxylase....Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
Coprophyrinogen III oxidase...............Hereditary Coprophyria
Protoporhyrinogen oxidase.................Variegate Porphyria 
Ferrochelatase....................................Protoporhyria

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