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Relating to biochemistry, characterised by, produced by or involving chemical reactions in living organisms.

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Re: Food to ATP energy?

... glucose is consumed in excess (eating more calories than you burn), you will store glucose as fat. This is done in a multi-step process called a biochemical pathway. One mole of ATP can be oxidized to ADP and releases about 7.3 kilocalories in that process. So, the 30 moles of ATP produced can ...

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by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
Replies: 2
Views: 5966

Newbie question about the first life

... are mentioned in one of my lists of exceptional cases at http://excepciones-zoologicas.blogspot.com, a bilingual website: in animals the ONLY biochemical reactions that don't involve enzymes are spontaneous degradation reactions. It's in the third list ["Physiology"], which I haven't ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 19176

Evolution or De-evolution?

... to multicellular organism for several reasons: 1. First there is no direct experimental molecular evidence of gene gain in bacteria. 2. From biochemical standpoint, survival of the species is better optimized in bacteria. Being multicellular is an evolutionary disadvantage when it comes to ...

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by Cat
Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:47 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
Replies: 52
Views: 56458


... it would require pretty extreme conditions to kick in for human... What makes you say that? I mean, how would you explain this assumption from a biochemical perspective? Blood glucose has to remain stable at all costs, that's the number 1 priority for the body right (because of the brain, red ...

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by Aymeric
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?
Replies: 12
Views: 10437


Hey everyone, was just requiring a bit of help for my microbiology class,recently have done biochemical tests to help identify this unknow organism, would be very appreciative if anybody can help me identify it. thanks so much GRAM NEGATIVE- clustered in chains, splotches, ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Replies: 7
Views: 11751
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