to cause (a nutrient or other substance) to undergo catabolism.
to be subjected to catabolism.
destructive metabolism; the breaking down in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones, with the release of energy (opposed to anabolism). Contemporary Examples In this way, anabolism and catabolism exist in balance with each other and are the ying and the yang of metabolism. 5 Metabolism Myths Debunked Sarah Whitman-Salkin August 24, 2009 […]
a product of catabolic action. noun a substance produced as a result of catabolism catabolite ca·tab·o·lite (kə-tāb’ə-līt’) n. A substance produced by the process of catabolism.
- Catabolite gene activator protein
catabolite gene activator protein catabolite gene activator protein n. Abbr. CAP A protein that can be activated by cyclic AMP, whereupon it affects the action of RNA polymerase by binding the polymerase with or near itself on the DNA to be transcribed. Also called catabolite gene activator.
to cause (a nutrient or other substance) to undergo catabolism. to be subjected to catabolism.