cellular respiration


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cellular respiration

n.
The series of metabolic processes by which living cells produce energy through the oxidation of organic substances.

cel·lu·lar respiration

(sĕl′yə-lər)
The process of metabolism in which cells obtain energy in the form of ATP by causing glucose and other food molecules to react with oxygen.
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Noun1.cellular respiration - the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moleculescellular respiration - the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
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For example, cellular respiration is critical for many cellular processes, but those other processes do not shut down in tandem if respiration is blocked.
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Excessive production of free radicals inhibit the activities of some protective enzymes like superoxide dismutase and catalase, may cause destructive effect on cellular components by oxidizing lipids, proteins and DNA thus ultimately effecting the cellular respiration.
One study, using chip technology to produce a device that mimics a human liver, found that acetaminophen stops cellular respiration even at therapeutic doses, below the threshold of acetaminophen toxicity.
My idea was to use some of the regenerative products that I've used for the past 20 years, even some during the past 40 years, especially for regenerating the whole body, to improve the brain function while activating cellular respiration.
Catabolism, that breaks down organic matter and harvests energy by way of cellular respiration, and Anabolism that uses energy to construct components of cells such as proteins and nucleic acids.
This inhibitory effect is reflected in our work by a metabolic disorder in the cellular respiration generated by an oxidative stress [4,25].
Additionally, they did some life science work, working with cellular respiration and seeing how oxygen burns sugar.
The introductory unit covers the basic chemistry essential for life and integrated function in the cell including membranes, enzymes, and the processes of cellular respiration, photosynthesis, and cell division, with further units building on these concepts.
Its toxicity is attributed to the presence of a hepatotoxic terpenoid known as atractyloside, a powerful inhibitor of cellular respiration and ATP synthesis.
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