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subject to catabolism

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The archaeal cholesterol catabolizing enzymes were studied and the results in presented in this paper.
6] is a cofactor for serine hydroxymethyl transferase, a folate catabolizing enzyme.
Bryant (1979) indicated that the ruminal bacteria obtain energy for growth by catabolizing degradable organic matter to end-products such as C[O.
Treatment with the plant product 1 resulted in a lowering of lipid profile to a significant level, suggesting that this property of test samples was mediated through PPAR[alpha], subtype, by catabolizing TG and improving HDLC/TC ratio for the maintenance of lipid glucose homeostasis in hamster model (Overtuff and Loose, 1992; Owens et al.
In oxygenated waters, microbes grow by catabolizing organic molecules via aerobic respiration; under conditions of low oxygen availability, either in water mass or in microsites of intense microbial activity, nitrate and sulfate may be used as alternate terminal electron acceptors via anaerobic respiration.
A similar response was observed in Penaeus esculentus by Smith and Dall (1991), evidencing that shrimp can mobilize their own energetic reserves through catabolizing lipids (after 3 to 6 days of starvation) or protein to sustain themselves through food deprivation.
But the metabolic rate had fallen for those in the group receiving beta-blockers, and they were producing more protein than they were catabolizing.