catabolize

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Synonyms for catabolize

subject to catabolism

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Respiratory quotient (RQ) measures the proportion of carbohydrate fuel an animal catabolizes during the measurement process by comparing carbon dioxide production with oxygen consumption (RQ = VC[O.
CYP24, the enzyme that catabolizes the antiproliferative agent vitamin D, is increased in lung cancer.
The product is designed to activate the vitamin D signaling pathway as well as inhibit CYP24, the intracellular cytochrome P450 enzyme which catabolizes vitamin D and its hormones.
We are characterizing a tetrachloro-1,4-hydroquinone (TCHQ) dehalogenating enzyme from Mycobacterium chlorophenolicum PCP-1, a gram-positive bacterium that catabolizes pentachlorophenol (PCP).