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Anabolism
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Anabolism

Definition noun (1) The process involving a sequence of chemical reactions that constructs or synthesizes molecules from... Read More

Metabolism
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Metabolism

Definition noun The process involving a set of chemical reactions that modifies a molecule into another to essentially... Read More

Catabolism
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Catabolism

Definition noun (1) The process involving a series of degradative chemical reactions that break down complex molecules into... Read More

Protoplasm
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Protoplasm

Definition noun plural: protoplasms pro·to·plasm, ˈprəʊtəˌplæzəm The fluid living content of the cell that... Read More

Non-living thing
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Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Definition of living thing
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Living thing

Living Thing Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

cytoplasm definition
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Cytoplasm

Cytoplasm definition noun plural: cytoplasms cy·to·plasm, ˈsaɪtoʊˌplæzəm The contents of a cell surrounded by... Read More

cell definition
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Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

Biology definition of organism
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Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Metabolic disorder
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Metabolic disorder

Definition noun, plural: metabolic disorders A disorder in the metabolism, often caused by a dysfunctional enzyme as a... Read More

Chemosynthesis
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Chemosynthesis

Definition noun, plural: chemosyntheses The production of a more complex chemical compound by combining two or more simpler... Read More

Human Reproduction
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Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Anabolic steroid
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Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More

Autophagy in the Eukaryotic Cell
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Autophagy in the Eukaryotic Cell

MINIREVIEW Autophagy in the Eukaryotic Cell Fulvio Reggiori and Daniel J. Klionsky* Departments of Molecular,... Read More

Biosynthesis
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Biosynthesis

Definition noun The production of a complex chemical compound from simpler precursors in a living organism, usually... Read More

Metabolic pathway
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Metabolic pathway

Definition noun A series of chemical reactions catalyzed by enzymes and are connected by their intermediates, i.e. the... Read More

Energy coupling
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Energy coupling

Definition (1) Transfer of energy from catabolism to anabolism, or transfer of energy from exergonic process to endergonic... Read More

Anabolic pathway
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Anabolic pathway

Definition noun The series of chemical reactions that constructs or synthesizes molecules from smaller units, usually... Read More

The Human Physiology
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The Human Physiology

Physiology is the study of how living organisms function. Thus, human physiology deals specifically with the physiological... Read More

Structural depiction of catalase, an enzyme
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Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More