biological process


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biological process

A sequence of biological tasks accomplished via one or more ordered assemblies of molecular functions, which generally involve transformation—i.e., A and B enter and C and D come out.

Examples
Cell growth and maintenance, signal transduction, pyrimidine metabolism, cAMP biosynthesis.
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VaxyGen Manufacturing Services offers custom contract services in support of biological process optimisation, scale-up and the development of manufacturing processes relative to biopharmaceutical and vaccine products.
According to this study, the gene ontological results showed that full recovery of hemoglobin in both molecular function and biological process can be achieved.
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The Queen came about by the same biological process as everyone else on earth, yet we're all supposed to believe that she alone was born with certain qualities ('royal blood') that the rest of us don't have.
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Avoiding unnecessary jargon and chemical equations, wastewater biologist Gerrardi (The Pennsylvania State U.) provides a general overview of the biological processes and organisms involved in wastewater treatment and describes the operational conditions that may affect their activity.
MDS Sciex won the Synergy Award for University--Industry R&D Partnerships for its work on the API QSTAR[TM] LC/MS/MS System, a new bioanalytical instrument that identifies biological compounds with such sensitivity that researchers can create a complete picture of the role of the compound in complex biological processes.
A typical feature of Jenssen's paintings are the microscopelike images, multiplying and evaporating like chemical or biological processes of growth and dissolution.
Although we know that chemicals in tobacco smoke cause mutations in lung cells that lead to lung cancers and ultraviolet light causes mutations in skin cells that lead to skin cancers, we have remarkably little understanding of the biological processes that cause the mutations which are responsible for the development of most cancers.
Detailed knowledge of the dynamics of proteins is necessary in order to understand the related biological processes that occur on the molecular level.