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Search Results for: catalysis

Catalysis

Definition noun, plural: catalyses The causing of the acceleration of a chemical reaction induced by a... Read More

Homogeneous catalysis

Definition noun (chemistry) A form of catalysis wherein the catalyst is in the same physical state as that of the... Read More

Enzyme

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

Catalyse

Definition verb (1) To speed up a process, especially a chemical or biochemical reaction. (2) To cause catalysis. (3) To... Read More

Active site

Definition noun, plural: active sites The specific region of an enzyme where a substrate binds and catalysis takes place or... Read More

Catalyze

Definition verb (1) To speed up a process, especially a chemical or biochemical reaction. (2) To cause catalysis. (3) To... Read More

Coenzyme

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

Apoenzyme

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

Catalyst

Definition noun, plural catalyst A substance capable of initiating or speeding up a chemical reaction. Supplement Chemical... Read More

Cofactor

Definition noun, plural: cofactors (biochemistry) An inorganic complement of an enzyme reaction Supplement Cofactors... Read More

Base

Definition noun, plural: bases (1) (molecular biology) The nucleobase of a nucleotide involved in base pairing, as of a DNA... Read More

Metalloenzyme

metalloenzyme (Science: enzyme) An enzyme that contains a bound metal ion as part of its structure. The metal may be... Read More

Prophase

Prophase is the first stage of mitosis; the very first step in this crucial process of the M-phase of the cell cycle. Now as... Read More

Process

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

Pyruvate

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

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition What is metabolism in the body? Metabolism encompasses the various biochemical processes, reactions,... Read More

Nitrogen

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

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Protein

Protein Definition Proteins are biomolecules comprised of amino acid residues joined together by peptide bonds.... Read More