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  • noun Biology The study of the flow and transformation of energy in and between living organisms and between living organisms and their environment.
  • noun Psychology A form of therapy that focuses on the physical manifestation of emotional tension and stress, combining psychotherapy with physical therapies such as massage, relaxation techniques, and exercises in posture and breathing.

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  • noun biology, physics The study of the energy transformations that take place in living organisms


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  • Murataliev, from the laboratory of Vladimir Skulachev, a respected leader in bioenergetics.

    Paul D. Boyer - Autobiography

  • Even though important details of the underlying molecular mechanisms are still unclear, the chemiosmotic theory is now generally accepted as a fundamental principle in bioenergetics.

    Press Release: The 1978 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

  • The discoveries for which Peter Mitchell has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry relate to a field of biochemistry often referred to in recent years as bioenergetics, which is the study of those chemical processes responsible for supplying energy to living cells.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1978 - Presentation Speech

  • 'bioenergetics', which is the study of those chemical processes responsible for the energy supply of living cells.

    Press Release: The 1978 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

  • He published over 200 papers, particularly in inorganic biochemistry and bioenergetics.

    CV - Bo Malmström

  • Lipmann extended our understanding of bioenergetics by formulating the concept of the ATP metabolic wheel and introducing his famous "wiggle" (~P) to represent the bonds of high energy phosphate derivatives.

    Otto Meyerhof and the Physiology Institute: the Birth of Modern Biochemistry

  • The bioenergetics model used by McDonald M.E. et al. [35] projects that a 3°C rise in July epilimnetic (surface mixed-layer) temperatures could cause young-of-the-year lake trout to require eight times more food than at present just to maintain adequate condition.

    Changes in aquatic biota and ecosystem structure and function in the Arctic

  • Well, for £3.5 million we can give Britain that boat. *in a follow-up email, Sahrye tells us that "larval bioenergetics is how I would characterize a project I worked on that measured metabolism and respiration in crab larvae Marsh et. al., 2001, pdf"

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  • I have a M.S. in Marine Biology as well as experience in zooplankton, fisheries, larval bioenergetics* and immunology.

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  • Coenzyme Q10 is found in all cells of the body; low amounts are associated with aging and disease states of bioenergetics from congestive heart failure (CHF) to cancer, both of which are reversed with megadoses of CoQ10.

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  • While athletes may swear by athletics

    As central to bioenergetics.

    We aesthetes still know

    An energy flow

    Is felt when we practice aesthetics.

    January 17, 2017