Dictionary » P » Process

Process

Definition

noun, plural: processes

(general) A naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or attributes of an object or system.

(science) A method or event that results in a transformation in a physical or biological object, a substance or an organism; a change from one state to another.

(biology) Any of the chemical reactions or other events that results in a transformation.

(anatomy) A projection, appendage, or outgrowth of tissue from a larger body.


verb

(general) To perform or undergo a particular process.


Supplement

(biology) Biological processes include:

(anatomy) Examples of processes include:


Word origin: From Old French proces: journey, from Latin processus (past participle of procedere).
Related forms: processed (adjective).


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Food to ATP energy?

... 38, but they do not account for the cost of transporting pyruvate and ADP into the mitochondria, and other costs to move molecules for the entire process. There are ~4 kilocalories, our ~4 Calories (with a capitol "C") in each gram of glucose (it's really closer to 3.75). Therefore 180 ...

See entire post
by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

cell plate formation

During the division of plant cell, the cell plate form exactly or approximately at the center of dividing cell. What process position cell plate to the center of the cell.

See entire post
by josem
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell plate formation
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Food to ATP energy?

... while idle and awake. I suppose this food is digested and separated into nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats. I guess this is a process during which the food looses some of the energy as our digestive system does not operate under 100% efficiency. I also suppose some of the energy ...

See entire post
by Viktor
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Propagation and Transfection of BHK cells?

A and B and negative controls to check for viability of your cells and your media (A) and the process of transfection (B)

See entire post
by JackBean
Sun May 04, 2014 12:39 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Propagation and Transfection of BHK cells?
Replies: 2
Views: 1219

DNA testing times

I'm not doing this stuff these days, so you should find a better source for confirmation. In general the process involves: (1) sample preparation (2) running an assay (3) analysis The time required will depend on what sort of information you need and therefore what assay you ...

See entire post
by jonmoulton
Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA testing times
Replies: 2
Views: 927
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 11:28, 26 June 2008. This page has been accessed 40,683 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link