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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"The Corson Building runs on a system of organic processes. Built on a foundation of relationships with our community of friends and teachers, hunters and farmers, importers and foragers, wine makers, fishermen, builders, artists, and activists, we work to celebrate food and the daily nourishment it provides.
In the organic process waste protects the foundation preventing valuable soil from being washed
"The development of the show is an organic process and improvisation is a major part of each performance.
Xue has cleverly made this appear to be an organic process, giving the impression that one is watching a transformation take place.
"We listened to those who attended the Masterclass and developed this pilot around their comments and suggestions, but it is an organic process, and we intend to learn from those who come through now before we put amore extensive programme together to be launched in the next few months," she said.
He suggested that the birth of Silicon Valley, and the ongoing reinvention of itself; is an organic process driven not by government, but by the private sector and the imagination of entrepreneurs.
"The organic business community has never supported cloning animals as a part of the organic process. Organic animal products will not come from cloned animals.
I say came to fruition, because although Dickinson's Famous Five was a story with a succinct, stand-alone final chapter familiar to all students of high racing drama, what led up to it was a tortuous, organic process of blood, sweat, tears and genius at work.
ItAEs been a fairly organic process as there was no clear design to it.
The themes come together in what Abel calls Biotech Architecture, a shining vision of an integrated, collaborative, computerised building design method, more like an organic process than a production line.
Is a KM program that grows out of an organic process any less or more effective?