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Dibasic amino acid

Dibasic amino acid --> basic amino acid An amino acid containing a second basic group (usually an amino group); e.g.,... Read More

Basic amino acid

Basic amino acid An amino acid containing a second basic group (usually an amino group); e.g., lysine, arginine,... Read More

Amino acid

Definition noun, plural: amino acids (1) A molecule consisting of the basic amino group (NH2), the acidic carboxylic group... Read More

Catabolism

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

The Human Physiology

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Biomolecule

Definition noun plural: biomolecules bi·o·mol·e·cule, ˈbaɪoʊ ˈmɑləkjul Any of the molecules produced by living... Read More

Nucleotide

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Nucleotide Definition noun, plural: nucleotides (nu·cle·o·tide,... Read More

NASA Scientists Find Clues to a Secret of Life

March 18, 2009 -- NASA scientists analyzing the dust of meteorites have discovered new clues to a long-standing mystery... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

A new wrinkle in evolution — Man-made proteins

Nature, through the trial and error of evolution, has discovered a vast diversity of life from what can only presumed to... Read More

Ribonucleotide

Definition noun plural: ribonucleotides ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌraɪbəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A form of nucleotide in... Read More

Beyond Biology: Simple System Yields Custom-designed Proteins

The diversity of nature may be enormous, but for Michael Hecht it is just a starting point. Hecht, a Princeton professor... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Deoxyribonucleotide

Definition noun plural: deoxyribonucleotides de·ox·y·ri·bo·nu·cle·o·tide, diˌɒk... Read More

Organic compound

Definition noun plural: organic compounds A compound that, in general, contains carbon covalently bound to other atoms,... Read More

Polynucleotide

Definition noun plural: polynucleotides pol·y·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌpɒlɪˈno͞o′klē-ə-tīd A biopolymer comprised of... Read More

Protein folding physics modeled at the atomic level

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 14, 2002 - Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids

Rice study probes basic science related to Alzheimer's, other diseases HOUSTON, Oct., 5, 2004 -- Patients suffering from... Read More

Chemists Make Beds With Soft Landings: Researchers Create Stable, Highly Pure Helical Peptide Arrays

Bedsprings aren't often found in biology. Now, chemists have succeeded in making a layer of tiny protein coils attached to... Read More

Changing Our Clocks: New Research Explores How Our Bodies Keep Time

Our alarm clocks may spring forward on March 9, but our biological clocks may take longer to adjust. That’s because our... Read More

Statistical Thermodynamics: taking a walk on a landscape

Charles L. Brooks III, José N. Onuchic, David J. Wales C. L. Brooks III is in the Department of Molecular Biology, The... Read More

Abiogenesis

Definition noun plural: abiogeneses a·bi·o·gen·e·sis, eɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs (1) The theory postulating that... Read More

New insights into protein synthesis and Hepatitis C infections

Scientists have uncovered key new information towards understanding the crucial first step in protein synthesis, the process... Read More

Intermediate filaments

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Intermediate filament

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Nuclear Receptor Minireview Series

ARTICLE The nuclear receptor superfamily describes a related but diverse array of transcription factors, which include... Read More

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)  ... Read More

How The Cellular ‘Garbage Disposal’ Grinds To A Halt To Cause Batten Disease

Scientists have discovered just how a genetic defect disrupts the cellular "garbage disposal" of a cell,... Read More

Basal diet

Basal diet a diet having a caloric value equal to the basal heat production and sufficient quanties of essential nutrients... Read More

‘Crystal Engineering’ Helps Scientists Solve 3-D Protein Structures

'Crystal Engineering' Helps Scientists Solve 3-D Protein Structures        ... Read More