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Search Results for: retinol

Retinol

Definition noun A yellow, fat-soluble vitamin with a formula: C20H30O, present in fish oils and green vegetables, and... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Diffusion

Diffusion Definition Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More

Coenzyme

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

Transport

In biology, transport refers to the act or the means by which a molecule or ion is moved across the cell membrane or via the... Read More

Retinal

retinal 1. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the retina. 2. (Science: biochemistry) The aldehyde of retinol, derived by the... Read More

Facilitated diffusion

Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More

Peripheral membrane protein

Definition noun, plural: peripheral membrane proteins A protein that temporarily adheres to the biological membrane, either... Read More

Chondroblast

There are two forms of cells in cartilage: chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The chondroblasts are cells that secrete the... Read More