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Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic respiration is a respiratory process that occurs... Read More

Aerobic process

Definition noun, plural: aerobic processes A process that occurs and requires the presence of oxygen or air Supplement An... Read More

Aerobic

Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, having, or requiring the presence of air or free oxygen. (2) (biology) Requiring... Read More

Aerobic bacteria

Definition noun Bacteria that utilize oxygen for growth and oxygen-based metabolism (e.g. aerobic... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. In... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Aerobic respiration

Definition noun (1) A form of cellular respiration that requires oxygen in order to generate energy. (2) The process of... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Aerobic organism

Definition noun, plural: aerobic organisms An organism that requires oxygen for growth and oxygen based metabolism (e.g.... Read More

Aerobic exercise

Definition noun A form of exercise designed to promote aerobic metabolism, involving low to moderately intense activities... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Definition noun Bacteria that are capable of living in the absence of molecular oxygen. Supplement In general, these... Read More

Anaerobic exercise

Definition noun A form of exercise involving highly intense activities that triggers anaerobic metabolism, especially when... Read More

Anaerobic

Definition adjective (1) Not requiring, or capable of occurring, in the absence of air or free oxygen. (2) Caused by, or... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Aerobe

Definition noun, plural: aerobes An aerobic organism, i.e. an organism that requires oxygen for growth and oxygen based... Read More

Obligate aerobe

Definition noun, plural: obligate aerobes An aerobe that requires oxygen for aerobic respiration. Supplement Obligate... Read More

Methanotroph

Definition noun, plural: methanotrophs An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More

Zoogloea

Definition noun, plural: zoogleas, zoogleae A jelly-like gram-negative aerobic rod-shaped bacterium that aggregates on... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Brevibacillus brevis

Definition noun A motile aerobic ellipsoidal spore forming rod organisms involved in gramicidin production an antimicrobial... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Chemiosmosis

Chemiosmosis Definition What is chemiosmosis? In biology, chemiosmosis refers to the process of moving ions (e.g. protons)... Read More

Monosaccharide

Definition noun plural: monosaccharides mon·o·sac·cha·ride, ˈmɒ.nəʊˈsæk.ə.ɹaɪd (biochemistry) A simple... Read More

Streptolysin S

Definition noun A nonantigenic, oxygen-stable β-hemolytic enzyme produced by some bacteria, especially... Read More

Acinetobacter guillouiae

Definition Noun A gram-negative aerobic bacterium which contains an enzyme involved in the resistance to an active... Read More

Bacillus megaterium

Definition noun An endospore forming rod-shaped bacterium recognized as an endophytes involved in the production of various... Read More

Micrococcus luteus

Definition noun A gram-positive aerobic harmless bacterium involved in the conversion of nitrate to... Read More

Staphylococcus aureus

Definition Noun A gram-positive spherical and facultative bacterium arranged in cluster involved as pathogens of several... Read More

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Definition Noun A gram-positive facultative bacterium that produced slime for adhesions associated with endocarditis and... Read More

Facultative

Definition adjective (1) Not compulsory; not restricting. (2) Of, or relating to, mental faculty. (biology) Capable of... Read More

Acinetobacter lwoffii

Definition Noun A gram-negative aerobic and non-fermentative bacterium involved as a normal flora of the skin, perineum and... Read More

Diazotroph

Definition noun, plural: diazotrophs A microorganism capable of assimilating and fixing atmospheric nitrogen... Read More

Moraxella bovis

Definition Noun A gram-negative non-motile coccobacillus and highly opportunistic aerobic bacterium involved in Bovine... Read More

Deltaproteobacteria

Definition noun A taxonomic class in Phylum Proteobacteria that includes diverse species such as myxospore-forming bacteria... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA Definition noun plural: mitochondrial DNAs The genetic material in the mitochondrion that carries code... Read More

Chloroplast DNA

Definition noun plural: chloroplast DNAs DNA in the chloroplast that carries the code for proteins and RNAs essential to... Read More