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By-product

By-product (Science: chemistry) a product of a chemical reaction or industrial process which is different from the desired... Read More

Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic (cellular) respiration is a respiratory process... Read More

Fermentation

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

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

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

Catabolism

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

Biorefineries – Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries - Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions  ... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Bacteria are classified according to the need for oxygen to survive and grow.   For example, aerobic bacteria are bacteria... Read More

The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

 The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life    ... Read More

Product

Product 1. Anything that is produced, whether as the result of generation, growth, labour, or thought, or by the operation... Read More

Plant

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

Metabolite

Definition noun, plural: metabolites A substance that is a product of metabolic action or that is involved in a metabolic... Read More

Probability

Probability Definition How do you define probability? In science, probability is a measurement tool that calculates the... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Urine

Definition noun The animal excrement that forms in the kidneys as a by-product of metabolism Supplement Urine is a waste... Read More

Photosynthesis – Photolysis and Carbon Fixation

Photosynthesis is the means that primary producers (mostly plants) can obtain energy via light energy. The energy gained... Read More

Nonsense mutation

A nonsense mutation is the type of point mutation that renders the translation process useless by coding for a stop/nonsense... Read More

Vmax

Vmax Definition Vmax is the maximal reaction rate or velocity of an enzymatically catalyzed reaction when the enzyme is... Read More

Cell Respiration

As mentioned in the previous tutorial on ATP, the process of respiration is split into 3 distinct areas that occur at... 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

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Multiplication

multiplication 1. The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Bicoid

Definition noun (1) A kind of maternal-effect gene (as in bicoid gene) whose function is to code for products used for... Read More

C4 plant

Carbon fixation is a process of taking carbon dioxide in order to synthesize sugar, such as glucose. Thus, carbon dioxide is... Read More

Mutation

A mutation is a permanent, heritable change in the nucleotide sequence or the process by which such a change occurs in a... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Mass-action ratio

Mass-action ratio The ratio of the product of all of the product concentrations divided by the product of all of the... Read More

End product

End product (Science: biochemistry) The final product of after a series of reactions with enzymes in a biochemical metabolic... Read More

Enzyme

An enzyme is a biomolecule that can be synthesized biologically (naturally occurring) or through other processes... Read More

End product repression

End product repression catabolite repression in which the catabolite is an end product of a particular... Read More

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology     ... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Equilibrium constant

Definition noun The ratio in which the product of the concentrations of the products divided by the product of the... Read More

Net primary productivity

In order to keep the biosphere running, different organisms play different roles and functions. Some help in oxygen... Read More

Alanine

What is alanine? Alanine is a non-essential amino acid. There are two types of amino acids for mammals namely essential and... Read More

Gratuitous inducer

Gratuitous inducer (Science: molecular biology) a gratuitous inducer is a molecule which is structurally similar to another... Read More

Coordination

Coordination Definition When a person hears the word coordination, they think of order, organization, or even managing... Read More

Third-order kinetics

third-order kinetics (Science: pharmacology) A term describing the reaction rate of a chemical reaction in which the rate... Read More