Thiamine (Vitamin B1) | Biochemistry Vitamin Mnemonics

thiamine=thigh vitamin B1=bee gun TPP=teepee dehydrogenases=deHYDRAgenases pyruvate dehydrogenase=pirate α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase=alpha-key, glutes branched-chain ketoacid dehydrogenase=branch, chain, key transketolase=train key

Amino Acids High Yield – Hydrophilic

Glutamate* Glutamate* Glutamate*

Amino acids High Yield – Hydrophobic

Negative COO- Acidic* & Positive NH+ Basic* Branched Chain Ketoacid Dehydrogenase NE –>Epi *(Flipped them) In PKU, patient must decrease Phe intake & tyr* become essential Ochronosis is syndrome of homogentisic acid accumulation that presents with the discoloration