This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-3 of 3 discussions (11 posts)

Biochemistry Help for Medical School Student

  1. whcobb profile image94
    whcobbposted 7 years ago

    Hello all... I hope that this topic reaches some folks who know what the heck is going on when it relates to Biochemistry for the medical sciences. I am starting Physician Assistant Med school through the University of Nebraska Medical Center on January 3, 2011 and I am concerned about my Biochemistry. I have only taken General Chemistry classes (6 hours)and they were online and I feel as though I didn't really learn too much and just skated by. If anyone has any knowledge of Biochemistry, Microbiology, or both, I would greatly appreciate any help that I may need. Any of that help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

    1. TahoeDoc profile image96
      TahoeDocposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Biochemistry in med school was the easiest (although not easy) chemistry class I ever took. It had very little in common with general chemistry. It's much more memorization than conceptualization. The challenge lies in the volume of the information, not the difficulty.  Same with Micro. Don't sweat it ahead of time. Just keep up with the work as they assign it. Write out the processes and charts until you can do it in your sleep.

      1. TahoeDoc profile image96
        TahoeDocposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Oh and by the way, Physician Assistant school is a GREAT choice. I wish I'd have thought of that.

    2. Glemoh101 profile image50
      Glemoh101posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'm study master of biochemistry , if you want help tell me !

      1. whcobb profile image94
        whcobbposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I will do that. I just took my first biochemistry exam and scored an 80 on it... I will definitely hit you up if I need any help thanks.

        1. Glemoh101 profile image50
          Glemoh101posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Good work , and i hope you success .
          any way what the point you want to make your research about .
          My self is about the chemotherapy of leukemia.

    3. Jane@CM profile image59
      Jane@CMposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      My daughter is finding biochemistry to be a lot of work, lots of lab time, but she is getting a great grade.  She does really well in chemistry, but she was also a Biomedical engineering student before changing her major to pre-med.  Find a good study group smile

    4. MSantana profile image47
      MSantanaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I am a biologist with knowledge in both biochemistry and microbes. Biochem was one of my favorite topics. I tutor through tutor.com

  2. whcobb profile image94
    whcobbposted 7 years ago

    Thanks for the encouraging words. Every Physician I have talked to and all of the PAs I have talked to have said the same thing. I look forward to it and am happy with my choice, especially since the Army is paying for it as well as my salary so that I can attend and support my young family.

    Oh... And if not for you physicians, we couldn't have PAs.

    1. TahoeDoc profile image96
      TahoeDocposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good luck to you! I don't know you but I'm happy for you. Twelve years after graduating from med school, I still have over $150K in loans- YIKES!

      Keep in touch and let me know if I can be of assistance in any way. I don't remember much about the course material, but studying, I'm an expert smile

  3. leahlefler profile image97
    leahleflerposted 7 years ago

    Good luck! Biochem wasn't too bad for me, but I really hated O-chem.
    tongue
    Good luck with the rest of your class! I graduated with a biochemistry/molecular biology degree, but never continued on with my education. PA school is a wonderful choice!

 
working