All Words Glossary

Glossary of Biochemistry Terms
beginning with letter I
Browse the Biochemistry Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

I Tweet Definition of I Like Definition of I on Facebook
noun 
  1. The capitalisation, capitalised ninth letter of the Appendix:Roman script, English alphabet, preceded by H and followed by J.
pronoun (desc=personal pronoun, objective, me, possessive, my, possessive noun, mine, reflexive, myself)
  1. The speaker or writer, referred to as the grammatical subject of a sentence.
, + Inflection
, -
, object , , me
, -
, reflexive , , myself
, -
, possessive , , mine or my
=      
ile Tweet Definition of ile Like Definition of ile on Facebook
noun 
  1. (obsolete) Ear of corn — Ainsworth
     
indoleacetic acid Tweet Definition of indoleacetic acid Like Definition of indoleacetic acid on Facebook
noun 
  1. (chemistry) an auxin plant hormone, synthesized in leaves, that stimulates growth, especially in the presence of ethylene
     
induce Tweet Definition of induce Like Definition of induce on Facebook
verb (induc, ing)
  1. to cause; persuade; force
     
induction Tweet Definition of induction Like Definition of induction on Facebook
noun 
  1. the act of inducting
  2. a formal ceremony in which a person is inducted into an office or into military service
  3. (physics) the generation of an electric current by a varying magnetic field
  4. (logic) the derivation of general principles from specific instances
  5. (mathematics) a general proof of a theorem by first proving it for a specific integer (for example) and showing that, if it is true for one integer then it must be true for the next
  6. the act of inducing childbirth
  7. In theatre, induction is the use of rumors to twist and complicate the plot of a play or to narrate in a way that does not have to state truth nor fact within the play.
  8. (biology) In developmental biology, the development of a feature from part of a formerly homogenous field of cells in response to a morphogen whose source determines the feature's position and extent.
  9. (obsolete) an introduction
     
inositol Tweet Definition of inositol Like Definition of inositol on Facebook
noun 
  1. (biochemistry) any of several isomeric cyclic polyhydric alcohols, C6H12O6, found in both plant and animal tissue.
     
insulin Tweet Definition of insulin Like Definition of insulin on Facebook
noun 
  1. A polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism.
     
invertase Tweet Definition of invertase Like Definition of invertase on Facebook
noun 
  1. An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose (invert sugar); used by bees to produce honey
     
ionophore Tweet Definition of ionophore Like Definition of ionophore on Facebook
noun 
  1. (chemistry) any substance that can transfer ions from a hydrophilic medium (such as water) to a hydrophobic medium, or across a biological membrane, normally by forming a complex with it; an ion carrier
     
isoenzyme Tweet Definition of isoenzyme Like Definition of isoenzyme on Facebook
noun 
  1. (enzyme) Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the same reaction but have different structures and physical, biochemical and immunological properties.
     
isoleucine Tweet Definition of isoleucine Like Definition of isoleucine on Facebook
noun 
  1. (amino acid) An essential amino acid, C6H13NO2, isomeric with leucine, found in most animal proteins.
     
isomerase Tweet Definition of isomerase Like Definition of isomerase on Facebook
noun 
  1. Any enzyme which catalyzes the conversion of one isomeric form of a chemical compound to another.
     
isozyme Tweet Definition of isozyme Like Definition of isozyme on Facebook
noun 
  1. (enzyme) An isoenzyme.
     

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2021 All rights reserved.