catabolize


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catabolize

/ca·tab·o·lize/ (-līz) to subject to catabolism; to undergo catabolism.

catabolize

(kə-tăb′ə-līz′)
intr. & tr.v. catabo·lized, catabo·lizing, catabo·lizes
To undergo or cause to undergo catabolism.
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In the process of trying to catabolize them, the lysosomes burst and release their hydrolytic enzymes, leading to cytoplasmic vacuolization, apical blebbing, desquamation, and/or frank necrosis of the proximal tubular cells (Figures 3 through 9).
The proximal tubular epithelium reabsorbs and catabolizes most of the proteins that escape the glomerular barriers.
Yet (with the exception of steroidogenic tissues), they are unable to catabolize it.
Cho and Kaushik (1990) state that, great part of the energy requirement in fish is obtained from protein and lipid, and carnivorous fish need a high protein diet due to their great ability to metabolize protein associated with a limited ability to digest and catabolize carbohydrates.
2005); or c) that PPAR[alpha]-null mice expressing the human PPAR[alpha] in the liver respond to PPAR[alpha] agonists by increasing expression of genes encoding proteins that catabolize lipids, but they fail to show increases in markers of cell proliferation and are resistant to liver cancer (Cheung et al.
It is believed that, through exudate enrichment of soil contaminated with large toxic compounds, root exudate can stimulate growth of subset populations of resident bacteria that catabolize toxins such as PAH to harmless materials used by the plant.
So, the difference between expanding and mature leaves may be a consequence of the lower capacity of expanding leaves to catabolize ABA.
Because it is energetically more efficient to deposit lipids and to catabolize dietary carbohydrates directly (Blem 1976, Pond 1981), and because protein is routed into the protein component of tissues, the isotopic composition of the tissues of these bears will greatly underestimate the contribution of terrestrial sources to their diets.
The decreasing TG indicated that Cr could improve hepatic transport ability of TG and promote TG to catabolize, due to the increasing activity of LPL in plasma, but no direct evidence was found.
Proximal tubules also catabolize proteins and excrete their peptides in urine.
Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) is a rate-limiting enzyme that catabolizes tryptophan into a stable metabolite under the kynurenine pathway.
Successive action of meprin A and neprilysin catabolizes B-type natriuretic peptide.