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Search Results for: pyruvic acid

Pyruvate

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

Pyruvic acid

Definition noun A colorless, water-soluble, organic liquid produced by the breakdown of carbohydrates and sugars during... Read More

Anaerobic respiration

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

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Catabolism

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

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What 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

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

Acceptor

Acceptor a compound that will take up a chemical group (e.g., an amine group, a methyl group, a carbamoyl group) from... Read More

Activation energy

Definition noun The amount of energy (in joules) needed to convert all the molecules in one mole of a reacting substance... Read More

Alcoholic Fermentation

Alcoholic Fermentation is a type of cellular Respiration which does not require oxygen (anaerobic respiration), and involves... Read More

Serratia marcescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More

Phosphoenolpyruvate

phosphoenolpyruvate (Science: biochemistry) An important metabolic intermediate. The enol (less stable) form of pyruvic acid... Read More