catabolize

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subject to catabolism

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The reticuloendothelial system catabolizes hemoglobin into free iron, globin, and biliverdin, which is rapidly converted to bilirubin.
It may be that the single large dose of vitamin D triggered a short-term "protective" reaction in which the enzyme that catabolizes it was upregulated, "resulting in decreased blood and tissue levels of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D.
We are characterizing a tetrachloro-1,4-hydroquinone (TCHQ) dehalogenating enzyme from Mycobacterium chlorophenolicum PCP-1, a gram-positive bacterium that catabolizes pentachlorophenol (PCP).
The proximal tubular epithelium reabsorbs and catabolizes most of the proteins that escape the glomerular barriers.
Comments: Slimming active ingredient that catabolizes the subcutaneous fat to diminish the orange-peel look of cellulite and improve the contour of the figure.
1990), and this increase in shoot ureide concentration has been associated with decreased activity of an enzyme that catabolizes allantoate, allantoate amidohydrolase (E.