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Saturation

saturation 1. The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation. 2. (Science:... Read More

Saturation of receptors

saturation of receptors saturation, the state in which all receptors are effectively occupied all the time, can be said to... 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

Dissolved oxygen

Definition noun The amount of free oxygen dissolved in water, expressed in mg/L, parts per million (ppm), or in percent of... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... 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

Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Competitive binding assay

Definition An assay based on the competition between labeled and unlabeled ligand for the reactive sites of a particular... Read More

Water table

water table (Science: ecology) The zone of saturation at the highest average depth during the wettest season, it is at least... Read More

Implosive therapy

Definition noun A form of behavior therapy in which it utilizes a method for extinguishing anxiety through saturation... Read More

Globulin

Globulin (Science: protein) a simple globular protein which cannot be dissolved in pure water but which can be dissolved if... Read More

Saturated soil

saturated soil A condition in which all easily drained voids (pores) between soil particles are temporarily or permanently... Read More

Concentration gradient

Concentration gradient definition Concentration gradient refers to the gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More