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Hydrolyze

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verb

(chemistry) To cause or to undergo hydrolysis


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  • hydrolyse (British)

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Re: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

It would be interesting to calculate the energy released if all the body's nucleotide triphosphates (e.g. ATP) were to simultaneously hydrolyze. I see no mechanism for that happening, but that should represent a pretty good stock of potential energy.

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by jonmoulton
Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:07 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
Replies: 10
Views: 3454

hydroxyproline assay to determine collagen content

... of supernatant from each sample)? Do you add 100 μl concentrated HCl (~12N, not provided) in a pressure-tight, teflon capped vial and hydrolyze at 120°C for 3 hours? Thanks! L.

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by Jfangy8
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:53 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: hydroxyproline assay to determine collagen content
Replies: 5
Views: 7730

Re: Gluconeogenesis

... to be deaminated via Alanine transminase, that uses PLP as a cofactor to transfer the amino group to a-ketoglutarate. Alanine then needs to be hydrolyzed and oxidized to yield Pyruvate. It's probably simpler and more energetically favorable to oxidize lactate, than to deaminate, hydrolyze, ...

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by bytesyzechic
Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
Replies: 8
Views: 6549

What is gluten?

What is 'gluten' exactly? Is it a single protein or a class of proteins? Do people lack an enzyme to hydrolyze it? Thanks.

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by jinx25
Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is gluten?
Replies: 2
Views: 1821

Digestion

... possible to digest grass after boiling, which is technically possible, although questionable, whether boiling on open fire would be sufficient to hydrolyze all the polysaccharides. Usage of all kinds of -icides may be widespread, but first, it probably won't be used in wildness, where probably ...

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by JackBean
Wed May 09, 2012 9:27 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
Replies: 4
Views: 2888
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