from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. releasing energy.
- adj. catabolic.
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- adj. of or relating to catabolism
- adj. (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution or releasing of energy
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After the energy-releasing power of nuclear fission was discovered, scientists in Germany and the US scrambled to put the new research to military use: in the form of an atomic bomb.
In the world of Sillanpää's novels, man is only a part of the universe: nature is equally important, if not more so, and forms a unity with human beings under the energy-releasing force and guidance of the sun.
In 1989, two well respected scientists working within the mainstream made an empirical discovery while experimenting on the energy-releasing characteristics of Deuterium: Setting off a firestorm of controversy that changed their lives, and the life of another prominent scientist … Beyond human measure.
As Dr Bussard says 00:05:37 "This is the only nuclear energy-releasing process in the whole world that releases fusion energy as 3 Helium atoms and no neutrons"
Also within the end bulb, substructures called mitochondrions a, Fig. 5-3 convert sugar and oxygen into energy-releasing molecules for use by the neuron as needed.
"Liberty," Garibaldi's phrase, "Rome or Death," etc., are so many examples of energy-releasing ideas.
The challenge, though, was trapping the protein in the middle of the energy-releasing chain of events by coaxing it to hold onto a chemical mimic of ATP, in which the final phosphate cannot be removed as usual, and examining the "jammed" protein up close.
For the smallest living system, a cell, one might define metabolism as the activity constituting the aggregate interactions of all the energy-utilizing and energy-releasing chemical reactions occurring in the cell.
Ethanol is a lot less energy-releasing than fossil fuels - so we'll have to grow a lot more corn; D flag
This is done by coupling the uphill synthesis of ATP to additional energy-releasing reactions.