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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We have discovered a new fundamental biochemical mechanism within the human body that allows AML cells to employ physiological systems to survive and escape immune attack."
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.
There are various agents that may cause spoilage of foods that include microbes, pathogens, insects, yeast/moulds, internal biochemical mechanism of foods, miss handling of foods after the harvest and during storage, packaging and transportation etc.
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. And go easy on the coffee if you're thinking of trying out the caffeine memory booster.
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.

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