osmoprotectant love

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  • n. Any osmolyte that helps an organism to survive osmotic stress

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Examples

  • Carnitine is a ubiquitous substance in eukaryotes and, in coupling with its metabolic intermediates crotononbetaine and γ-butyrobetaine, may be served as osmoprotectant and stimulate growth in anaerobic and starvation conditions.

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