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A substance produced by the process of catabolism.

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(Biochemistry) a substance produced as a result of catabolism
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(kəˈtæb əˌlaɪt)

a product of catabolism.
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The type of linker plays an important role in ADC catabolite products with regard to processing into targeted cells or metabolizing by clearance mechanisms.
As it is well known, the use of more than carbon source in the medium is usually accompanied with a phenomenon of carbon catabolite repression (CCR) in particular when the medium contains mixtures of rapidly and slowly used carbon sources (4).
aureus accessory gene regulator operon (agr) via the effector molecule RNAIII (10), the staphylococcal respiratory response regulator AB (SrrAB) (10), a glucose catabolite repressor CcpA (11), the staphylococcal accessory regulator A, [[sigma].sup.B] (12) and the SaeRS 2-component system (13).
Bourgogne et al., "Library screen identifies Enterococcus faecalis CcpA, the catabolite control protein A, as an effector of Ace, a collagen adhesion protein linked to virulence," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Nascimento Silva, "Trichoderma reesei CRE1-mediated carbon catabolite repression in response to sophorose through RNA sequencing analysis," Current Genomics, vol.
The presence of readily metabolizable carbon sources like glucose, cellobiose, xylobiose, or xylose represses the synthesis of xylanase enzymes for the utilization of certain carbon sources such as xylan or cellulose and the process is known as catabolite repression.
A major hypoxia-responsive element was identified as a 28-base pair sequence located 900-base pairs upstream from the catabolite activator protein site of the VEGF promoter region.
Glucose is preferentially metabolized via anaerobic glycolysis to form nonfermentable carbon compounds, particularly ethanol, and it exerts a strong catabolite repression with either enzymes required for respiration or enzymes of the Krebs cycle [11, 32].
Catabolite repression on enzymes production apparently occurred at the hour of maximum enzyme production, which resulted in lowering of the reducing sugar levels.