Biochemistry

Amino Acids Eight Essential Amino Acids "I Like To Teach My Vets Lumbar Puncture." Isoleucine, Leucine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Methionine, Valine, Lysine, Phenylalanine. Hydrophobic Amino Acids "Pro GAV PIL." Proline, Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Phenylalanine, Isoleucine, Leucine. Amino Acids with OH-containing side-groups "SHOTT" Serine, (OH), Tyrosine, Threonine. S-containing Amino Acids "SCUM" (S), Cysteine, (U), Methionine. Basic Amino Acids "HAL" Histidine, Arginine, Lysine. Amino Acids with COOH-containing side-groups "Ag" Aspartate, Glutamate. Amino Acids with CONH2-containing side-groups "Ag" Asparagine, Glutamine. Amino Acids with aromatic side-groups "HTTP" Histidine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine. Glycolysis Goodness (Glucose) Gracious, (Glucose-6-P) Father (Fructose-6-P) Franklin (Fructose-1,6-diP) Did (Dihydroxyacetone-P) Go (Glyceraldehyde-P) By (1,3-Biphosphoglycerate) Picking (3-phosphoglycerate) Pumpkins (2-phosphoglycerate) (to) PrEPare (Phosphoenolpyruvate [PEP]) Pies (Pyruvate) Citric Acid Cycle Oh (Oxaloacetate) Citric (Citrate) Acid (Aconitate) Is (Isocitrate) Of course (Oxalosuccinate)

A (Alpha-ketoglutarate) SiLly (Succinyl-CoA) STupid (Succinate) Funny (Fumarate) Molecule (Malate) Dicarboxylic acids (alpha, omega) from C2-C10 "Oh My, Such Good Apple Pie, Sweet As Sugar" oxalic, malonic, succinic, glutaric, adipic, pimelic, suberic, azelaic, sebacic Molecular Genetics "EXons EXpressed, INtrons IN the trash" DNA expression into mature mRNA Pyrimidines are "CUT" from purines. Pyrimidines are Cytosine, Uracil, Thiamine and are one ring structures. Purines are double ring structures.

Biology
Cell Cycle "Go Sally Go! Make Children!" G1, S, G2, M, C Growth phase 1, DNA Synthesis (replication), Growth phase 2, Mitosis, Cytokinesis. Causes of Deviations from Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium "Maggie May Does Not Smoke" Mutations, Migration, genetic Drift, Non-random mating, Selection. Mitosis "People Meet And Talk", or "PMAT" Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase. Meiosis "PMAT x2" Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I, Telophase I, Prophase II, Metaphase II, Anaphase II, Telophase II, (Note: 4 haploid daughter cells instead of 2 diploid daughter cells) Taxonomic classification "King Phillip Came Over From Great Spain" Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species

English
Coordinating Conjunctions "BOAF SYN" But Or And For So Yet Nor Elements of Stories "Very Many Pupils Come To School" Viewpoint, Mood, Plot, Characters, Theme, Setting Figures of Speech "Most People Sing In Harmony" Metaphor, Personification, Simile, Irony, Hyperbole Literary Genres "3P's" Plays, Poetry, Prose Proofreading (see Grammar Basics) "PMS-Mad VIP p.s. San Francisco Cathode Ray Tube" "PMS-Mad VIP p.s. SF CRT" P Pronouns M Modifiers (dangling & misplaced ones) S Subordination M Mixed constructions V Verbs I Infinitives (split) P Parallelism P Punctuation S Spelling S Subjunctive mood F Fragments C Comma faults R Run-on sentences T That, which, who Spelling "I before E Except after C Or when sounded as 'ay' As in 'neighbour' and 'weigh'."

E.g. achieve, yield, believe, ceiling, receive, their, reign.

Geography
Great Lakes From West to East: "Sergeant Major Hates Eating Onions" Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario

Geology
Geological Ages "Practically Every Old Man Plays Poker Regularly" Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Myocene, Pileocene, Pleistocene, Recent "Camels Often Sit Down Carefully. Perhaps Their Joints Creak. Possibly Early Oiling Might Prevent Premature Rheumatism" Cambrian, Ordovician, Sirillian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, Triassic, Jurrasic, Cretaceous, Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Myocene, Pileocene, Pleistocene, Recent

History
Columbus "In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue" Columbus's "discovery" of America

Immunology
Functions of Complement "COL" Chemotaxis - of phagocytes Opsonization - of pathogens Lysis - of pathogens Immunoglobulins "MADGE" IgM, IgA, IgD, IgG, IgE White Blood Cells (In order of decreasing numbers) "Nobody Likes My Educational Background"

N Neutrophils L Lymphocytes M Monocytes E Eosinophils B Basophils

Investing
Strategy "Don't buy when the market's sky high And don't sell at the bottom of a well For you know the market feeds On peoples' fear and greed The gurus say buy low, sell high Easier said than done say I Timing the market may lead to profit But more often is catastrophic Forget the fancy computations, Theoretical models, and speculations Look at the trend And consider it your truest friend The surest way to your weight in gold Is simply to buy and hold" Interest Rates "When rates are low Stocks will grow When rates are high Stocks will die"

Law
Contracts "OAC" Offer Acceptance Consideration Torts "Death Before Dishonor!" Cried Rick. Duty, Breach of duty, Damage, and Causation that is not too Remote.

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