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Influence of spacer length on heparin coupling efficiency and fibrinogen adsorption of modified titanium surfaces

Cardiovascular diseases determined by arteriosclerosis are the main cause of death in developed nations [1]. Since surgical... Read More

Coupling phase

Coupling phase The physical relationship of two syntenic genes. If they are on the same chromosome, they are said to be in... Read More


Coupling (Science: biochemistry) The linking of two independent processes by a common intermediate, for example the coupling... Read More

Coupling factor

Coupling factor protein responsible for coupling transmembrane potentials to atp synthesis in chloroplasts and mitochondria.... Read More

Chemiosmotic coupling hypothesis

Definition noun A theory postulated by the biochemist Peter Mitchell in 1961 to describe ATP synthesis by way of a proton... Read More


Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes



Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More


Definition noun The transport of molecule or ion across a membrane through facilitated diffusion without coupling to the... Read More


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

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes

Bacterial metapopulations in nanofabricated landscapes   Juan E. Keymer, Peter Galajda, Cecilia Muldoon, Sungsu... Read More

Active transport

Active transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances (e.g. ions, glucose, and amino acids) are transported... Read More

Mechanism controls movement of cell structures

UI researchers discover new mechanism controlling movement of cell structures Organelles are compartments and structures... Read More

Why The Heart Stops Pumping: Researchers Identify Cellular-Molecular Defect In Heart Failure

Untreated high blood pressure underlies much cardiovascular disease, including enlargement of the heart, heart failure,... Read More

Coherent femtosecond multidimensional probes of molecular vibrations

Femtosecond visible and IR analogues of multiple-pulse NMR techniques provide snapshot probes of molecular structure and... Read More

Energy coupling

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

Chemiosmotic coupling

Definition noun The process that couples or links the electron transport chain to ATP synthesis. Supplement Chemiosmosis is... Read More

Chemiosmotic theory

Definition noun A theory postulated by the biochemist Peter Mitchell in 1961 to describe ATP synthesis by way of a proton... Read More

Carrier protein

Carrier protein is a type of cell membrane protein involved in facilitated diffusion and active transport of substances out... Read More

Muscles Are Smarter Than You Think: Acidity Helps Prevent Muscle Fatigue

Scientists at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and at the University of Aarhus in Denmark, have discovered the... Read More

Molecule tracking reveals mechanism of chromosome separation in dividing cells

Reasons proposed for strong but dynamic attachment of spindle fibers University of Washington (UW) researchers are helping... Read More


Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More

Effects of relativistic motions in the brain and their physiological relevance

Effects of relativistic motions in the brain and their physiological relevance By Mariela Szirko Also a chapter... Read More

Disulfide bond

Definition noun (chemistry) (1) The single covalent bond formed from the coupling of thiol groups, especially of cysteine... Read More


Glucose occurs naturally and is ubiquitous. It is one of the three most common monosaccharides; the other two are fructose... Read More

Gene gun

Definition noun A method of transferring large molecules such as DNA into the cell by coupling the DNA to a nanoparticle of... Read More

Chemiosmotic hypothesis

Definition noun A theory postulated by the biochemist Peter Mitchell in 1961 to describe ATP synthesis by way of a proton... Read More

Flavin adenine dinucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin adenine dinucleotides fla·vin ad·e·nine di·nu·cle·o·tide, ad·e·nine... Read More

On Mate Selection Evolution: Are intelligent males more attractive?

A study published in Science on January 11 seems to be the first to lay empirical evidence that concur with Charles Darwin's... Read More


Definition noun plural: carbohydrates car·bo·hy·drate, kɑːbəʊˈhaɪdɹeɪt Any of the group of organic compounds... Read More


Definition noun (1) The act or process where bodies or objects repel each other (2) The tendency of objects to resist each... Read More


reducing From reduce. (Science: chemistry) Reducing furnace, a furnace for reducing ores. Reducing pipe fitting, a pipe... Read More


Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More


Closure 1. The completion of a reflex pathway. 2. The place of coupling between stimuli in the establishment of conditioned... Read More


Hemocyanin --> haemocyanin (Science: chemical) blue, oxygen transporting, copper containing protein found in the blood of... Read More

Bioenergetics (Bioelectrochemistry: Principles and Practice)

Bioenergetics (Bioelectrochemistry: Principles and Practice)    ... Read More


Hydrogen is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of... Read More

Finite-time-singularity with noise and damping

Finite-time-singularity with noise and damping Hans C. Fogedby Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Aarhus,... Read More