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metabolize

(Science: physiology) To change by a metabolic process. See metabolism.


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... living and prions too.And all other protein particles too would be living isn't it??? Life can grow, respond to the environment, reproduce, and metabolize. Viruses can do at least 3 of these things, but only by taking over the cellular equipment of their hosts. They cannot do these things independently. ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:04 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 11335

mRNA transcripts, cis/trans-acting questions

... help with these two homework questions. I have no idea where/how to start to figure these out. You have isolated several yeast mutants unable to metabolize galactose. All of the mutants fail to transcribe the GAL2 gene, which encodes the enzyme for the first step in metabolizing galactose. For ...

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by animus31
Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:58 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mRNA transcripts, cis/trans-acting questions
Replies: 0
Views: 2141

Theories - Origin of Life

... is supposed to have produced in order for NS to select from? I should think that the frame shift mutation that resulted in bacteria that could metabolize the byproducts of nylon manufacture would be an example of this. As would be the several mutations that seem to confer immunity to HIV. Or ...

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by Luxorien
Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 930163

How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?

... an equation, and the coefficients of the equation would tell you the answer). This would have the advantage of telling you exactly how fast you metabolize caffeine (within the margin of error - which, of course, you can reduce by doing replicates), including any effects on caffeine metabolism ...

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by AstraSequi
Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:41 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?
Replies: 1
Views: 2729

How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?

... ] http://www.snpedia.com/index.php/Rs762551, states that "The CYP1A2 gene encodes a member of the cytochrome p450 family of proteins, which metabolize nutrients and drugs. One well known substrate of CYP1A2 is caffeine; individuals who are carry one or more CYP1A2*1C alleles are "slow" ...

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by gstevenz
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:30 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?
Replies: 1
Views: 2729
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