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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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The deeper the internalized light chains traverse into the endocytic/processing pathways in the proximal tubules, the lesser the likelihood that they can be completely catabolized.
These findings suggested that the presence of other easily catabolized carbons could interfere with nicotine degradation by strain TY, but showed less interference with that by strain TW.
Arg is also catabolized for the biosynthesis path of creatine (Figure 4).
As HDL becomes more enriched with TGs, it is catabolized and cleared by the kidney.
In humans the greater part of VLDL-cholesterol is converted to LDL-Cholesterol, but in rats it has been reported that 80 to 90% of VLDL-C is catabolized by the liver and only 5 to 15% is converted to LDLC (J Biochem 93(4):1071-77, 1983).
As glucose is catabolized, ATP is synthesized, transferring energy from glucose to ATE
Consequently, a portion of ingested selenomethionine is incorporated into proteins in place of methionine, and the selenium so incorporated is biologically inactive until selenomethionine is catabolized.
Background & objectives: Mercaptopurine, azathioprine, and thioguanine, used as antineoplastic agents and immunosuppressants are catabolized by thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) enzyme, which exhibits genetic polymorphism.
When cells suffer metabolic stress or mitochondrial dysfunction, ATP is catabolized, and metabolic recovery is compromised.
8 kD) protein that is freely filtered at the glomerulus and avidly taken up and catabolized by the proximal tubule (Brenner 2004).
In the kynurenine pathway, tryptophan can be catabolized either by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase, which is activated by type 1 cytokines, or by tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase.