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Synonyms for chain

Synonyms for chain

something that physically confines the legs or arms

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

to restrict the activity or free movement of

Synonyms for chain

a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

(chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)

(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership

anything that acts as a restraint

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British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)

a linked or connected series of objects

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a necklace made by a stringing objects together


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connect or arrange into a chain by linking

fasten or secure with chains

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Bipolar patients experience reduced levels of Complex I of the electron transport chain.
Lately, a dark electron transport chain associated with chlororespiration is being characterized that is a probable source of electrons for PQ reduction in the dark, although it is quantitatively a minor process, at least in higher plant chloroplasts.
In addition, these changes may divert electrons to mitochondrial electron transport chain to form superoxides or ROS.
There are three steps in cellular respiration: glycolysis, the Krebs cycle, and the electron transport chain (ETC).
Through both of these pathways, ethanol oxidation vastly increases the availability of NADH to the electron transport chain in the mitochondria.
components in the electron transport chain, the main cellular
Elesclomol is a first-in-class, investigational drug candidate that triggers programmed cell death (apoptosis) in cancer cells through a novel mechanism: selectively targeting the electron transport chain in cancer cell mitochondria, disrupting cancer cell energy metabolism.
Reduced RNA processing inhibited the translation of proteins required to maintain the electron transport chain that handles oxygen to produce energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate, the energy currency of a cell.
As a component of the electron transport chain, CoQ10 plays a key role in energy production, and is therefore essential for all energy-dependent process, including myocardial contraction.
several students, depending on the class size, can act as various members of the electron transport chain (ETC), whisking the excited electrons away from PSII
The transcarboxylic acid cycle in aerobic metabolism is the main site of carbon dioxide production and the electron transport chain is the main source of ATP, which is directly used a source of energy for enzymatic and cellular activity in all cells.
The electrons that originated in alcohol to produce NADH ultimately are transferred to oxygen via a number of other intermediate carriers in the mitochondrial electron transport chain, and oxygen is reduced to water at the terminal enzyme (cytochrome oxidase) of that chain.
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