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Energy coupling

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

(2) Free energy (from ATP hydrolysis) is coupled or functionally linked to the energy needs of another chemical reaction.


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Conservation of Energy in Glucose and Palmitate Catabolism

... down these compounds in order to drive processes in your body. How? By coupling energetically favorable reactions with some sort of energy storage usually leading to production of ATP.

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by JackBean
Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:38 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Conservation of Energy in Glucose and Palmitate Catabolism
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Mathematical Biology, metabolism, origins of life, evolution

... exponent of biomass, and is clearly a statement of efficiency of redox coupling. This means electrochemistry. Metabolic rate is then expressed in ... treats metabolism and replication as inseparable on the basis of energy considerations alone and without being specific about chemistry; suggests ...

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by GregorioKelly
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:19 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Mathematical Biology, metabolism, origins of life, evolution
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The Fiber Disease

... cellulases of the complexed type, cell-substrate attachment, coupling of sugar phosphorylation to hydrolysis of ß-glucosidic bonds (to at least some extent), glycocalyx formation, and (we think probably) energy-efficient substrate transport. For microorganisms expressing a heterologous ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... external magnetic fields can control biological spin-spin proton-proton coupling constants in DNA, RNA, RNA-transferases, and hydrons (H2)). Such ... 2: (A) ELFm-EMPe Shield Device Block Diagram. Earth/Atmosphere are energy sources for polluting emissions (I, II). Neutrinos are space energy ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... with a computational cost O(N), in which the valence electron kinetic energy is approximated by the Thomas-Fermi-Weizsäcker density functional, ... of similar heights for HN bond fission. The internal conversion coupling for the singlet channel has been found minimum point on the S_0/S_1 ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:48 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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