biochemical mechanism

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Noun1.biochemical mechanism - a chemical mechanism involved in vital processes occurring in living organisms
chemical mechanism, mechanism - the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction; "he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions"
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Risk assessment, cross-resistance potential, and biochemical mechanism of reistance to emamectin benzoate in a field strain of house fly (Musca domestica Linnaeus).
The biochemical mechanism of evolution is distinct from the observations made by Darwin on hereditable variation and natural selection.
Today, scientists are closing in on the biochemical mechanism that produces these slimy filaments, which we might be able to employ for our own purposes.
These findings suggest caffeine makes this consolidation more efficient, but scientists are still not sure of the biochemical mechanism.
The new findings hinge on a biochemical mechanism known as a futile cycle, in which cellular reactions are sped up, thereby generating more energy.
The biochemical mechanism for this problem has been thoroughly researched and is thought to result from the suppression of melatonin production by the pineal gland in the center of our brain.
However, all things considered, the book can be a valuable resource for scientists beginning to understand the world of prion diseases, the underlying biochemical mechanism of disease occurrence, and the challenges associated with the diagnosis and treatment of prion diseases.
We were searching for a new drug to treat autoimmune diseases, but instead we discovered a biochemical mechanism that may help explain how an old drug works," admits Brian DeDecker, a post-doctoral student in the Department of Cell Biology.
We've identified the biochemical mechanism by which this occurs," said Mark Cook, a UWMadison professor of animal science.
Danazol, by suppressing the estrogen rise and fall in the luteal phase, may control these late cycle seizures by the same biochemical mechanism that I documented in the control of the most severe menstrual migraine (J.
The aim is to study the golfers' brain waves, to see what biochemical mechanism triggers the yips, and why.
Just what biochemical mechanism might be behind such shifts has been quite a puzzle.

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