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Beta Oxidation of Fatty Acids

Core Concepts: Beta oxidation is a metabolic process that involves the breakdown of fatty acids to generate cellular energy. In...

lactic acid fermentation

Lactic Acid Fermentation

Core Concepts In this article you will be able to understand the biochemical pathway that generates lactic acid and its...

Proton Hopping

Proton Hopping

Core Concepts In this article, you will be able to describe the combinations of atoms which are capable of hydrogen...

Biological Buffers

Core Concepts – Biological Buffers In this article, you will be able to describe what a buffer is, why buffers...

Osmosis

Osmosis

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn to describe the tonicity of various solutions, understand what osmosis is, predict...

Biological Macromolecules

Core Concepts In this article, you will be able to describe the chemical composition and function of the four primary...

gluconeogenesis

What is Gluconeogenesis?

Core Concepts In this article, you will be able to define what is gluconeogenesis, explain its tissue-specific roles (e.g. liver...

Biological Transport

Core Concepts In this article, you will be able to predict the mode of transport a species takes, compare and...

lipid metabolism

Lipid Metabolism

Core Concepts In this article you will be able to fully understand the fascinating procoess of lipid metabolism. At the...

TRANSCRIPTION-FACTORS

Transcription Factors

Core Concepts: Transcription Factors The role of transcription factors is to turn genes on and off. In this article you...