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Search Results for: activator

Activator

Activator (Science: biochemistry) a DNA-binding transcription metabolite that positively modulates an allosteric Enzyme or... Read More

Effector

Definition noun, plural: effectors (biochemistry) A molecule that binds to a protein and affects the function of that... Read More

Glycolysis

What is Glycolysis and Why is it Important? Glycolysis is a metabolic pathway by which the 6-carbon molecule of glucose is... Read More

Process

Process Definition What is a process? In biology, a process (plural: processes) means any of the various biological... Read More

Adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: adipose tissues A special connective tissue made up mainly of adipocytes that synthesize and store... Read More

Fibrinogen

Definition noun, plural: fibrinogens A soluble rod-shaped plasma glycoprotein (340 kd, 46 nm long) consisting of six peptide... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Glyceride

Definition noun, plural: glycerides (biochemistry) Any of the esters formed from glycerol reacting with fatty acids, and... Read More

Diglyceride

Definition noun, plural: diglycerides A glyceride consisting of a glycerol and two fatty acid molecules joined through ester... Read More

Cyclic guanosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cyclic guanosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A cyclic form of guanosine monophosphate (chemical... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More

Apoenzyme

Enzymes are biological catalysts that can increase the rate of chemical reactions in living organisms. Enzymes can only... Read More