A short sequence of nucleotides (RNA or DNA), typically with twenty or fewer base pairs.
omega-3 fatty acid
(chemistry) any polyunsaturated fatty acid having a double bond between the third and fourth carbon atoms from the end of the molecule farthest from the carboxylic acid; they are found in green vegetables and in the oils of fish such as salmon and mackerel; they are essential fatty acids, and seem to be beneficial in reducing the risk of heart disease
(biochemistry) on of the constituents of the citric acid cycle, formed by the oxidation of malic acid and via the transamination of aspartic acid; an intermediate in the synthesis of amino acids and the metabolism of carbohydrates
(chemistry) a colourless crystalline organic carboxylic acid, butan-2-one-1,4-dicarboxylic acid, COOH.CH2.CO.COOH
(enzyme) Any of many enzymes which catalyze oxidation reactions, especially ones using molecular oxygen.
(enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.
(enzyme) An enzyme which catalyses biochemical reactions with oxygen.
US spelling of oxyhaemoglobin.
(hormone) A hormone that stimulates contractions during labour/labor, and then the production of milk.