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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 cholesterol catabolizing enzymes of the archaea are dependent on actinides.
The molar ratio of oxygen consumed to nitrogen excreted was calculated to evaluate whether the two groups of selected and not-selected (=control) oysters were catabolizing different energy substrates at the time of the experiment.
Limiting the work-out period to an hour or less keeps the body from catabolizing muscle protein for the amino acids it will convert to glucose via the liver.
Actinidic archaea have a mevalonate pathway and are cholesterol catabolizing.