Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A substance produced by the process of catabolism.

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  • n. Any substance produced during catabolism

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

catabol(ism) + -ite2.

Examples

  • Bob had recently come from the National Institutes of Health, where he and Ira Pastan had discovered the role of cyclic AMP in catabolite repression in E. coli.

    Martin Chalfie - Autobiography

  • The cyclic AMP receptor protein (CRP, also called catabolite gene activator protein or CAP) plays a key role in metabolic regulation in bacteria and has become a widely studied model allosteric transcription factor.

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  • The same research team at Loma Linda, California, conducted a similar study recently to see if the anticipation of laughter that was shown to boost immune systems could also reduce the levels of three stress hormones: cortisol ( "the stress hormone"), epinephrine (adrenaline), and dopac, a dopamine catabolite (brain chemical which helps produce epinephrine).

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  • Specifically, Dr. Berk reported that the anticipation of a happy laughter experience lowers three stress hormones: cortisol (a steroid hormone), epinephrine (also known as adrenaline), and dopac (a major catabolite of dopamine).

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  • Note that cellulose is degraded to glucose through the concerted action of multiple enzymes controlled by an induced-catabolite repressed system.

    Chapter 8

  • Cortisol (termed "the steroid stress hormone"), epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) and dopac, (the major catabolite of dopamine), were reduced 39, 70 and 38\%, respectively (statistically significant compared to the control group).

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  • First, TFs with small regulons correspond to a class of FFLs caused by the hierarchical regulation of groups of operons, mostly associated to catabolite repression.

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