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Synthesis

Definition

noun, plural: syntheses

(1) (biochemistry) The production of an organic compound in a living thing, especially as aided by enzymes

(2) (chemistry) The act or process of forming a complex substance by combining or integrating two or more chemical entities, especially through a chemical reaction

(3) (psychiatry) The integration of different elements of the personality, in opposition to analysis


Word origin: Latin synthesis, from Ancient Greek synthesis (a putting together)

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translation from DNA

... (there can be thousands copies of each mRNA, each giving rise to hundreds of protein molecules), also, during replication of DNA the protein synthesis would have to be shut down and there could be other reasons. But as said, it's always difficult to answer the Why-questions because there ...

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:16 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: translation from DNA
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Views: 212

Gene Upregulation/Increased Expression in HMG-CoA Reductase

... would result in increased LDL-Receptors but would not result in upregulation of HMG-COA Reductase (the rate limiting step of cholesterol synthesis) However, wouldn't you expect to see the body compensate for low serum cholesterol by increasing cholesterol production? And in order to increase ...

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by Upperninety8
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:21 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Upregulation/Increased Expression in HMG-CoA Reductase
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Views: 45

Re: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components

... protein this way. I take the results of PCR and put it in a test tube with RNA polymerases, Ribosomes, and other proteins that help with protein synthesis. I then look at the structure of the protein as is and inside a cell(every single bond) and change the structure if needed. Last but not least, ...

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by caters
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:42 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components
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Need some help with a question

... at which stages do two chromatids make up one chromosome? (Can be multiple answers) a. beginning of mitosis b. end of G1 phase c. beginning of S (Synthesis) d. end of mitosis e. beginning of G2 phase

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by nillkill
Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Need some help with a question
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Views: 1783

Newbie question about the first life

... which can be either a) structural elements (building blocks for organic tissue) or b) enzymes (biocatalysts). An example of this would be the synthesis of the amino acid serine in the primitive atmosphere, thus: two molecules of formaldehyde condense to form glycoaldehyde, which Strecker synthesis ...

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