metabolically active

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  • It can dry out and become dormant for many years, becoming metabolically active again after many decades of desiccation.
  • Since they are metabolically active cells, their cytoplasm is full of a series of organelles.
  • The species is adapted to drought, remaining metabolically active in habitat that is dry over the summer.
  • Because damaged tissue is more metabolically active the enhanced mass transport can facilitate more rapid healing.
  • However, this paradox can be resolved if much of the volume of the organisms was not metabolically active.
  • The more metabolically active a cell or environment is, the more capillaries are required to supply nutrients and carry away waste products.
  • The core also contains normal cell structures, such as ribosomes and other enzymes, but is not metabolically active.
  • These different modifications can cause the shift from the metabolically active tetrameric form to the in-active monomeric form.
  • The oxygen is usually the only metabolically active component unless the gas is an anaesthetic mixture.
  • While many other enzymes and metabolically active proteins do turn over eventually, the photoreceptors shed the ends of their outer segments daily.
  • Large amounts of free iron in the circulation will cause damage to critical cells in the liver, the heart and other metabolically active organs.
  • In this context, inert gas refers to a gas which is not metabolically active.
  • Ravens engaged in flight are considered metabolically active.
  • The lens is metabolically active and requires nourishment in order to maintain its growth and transparency.
  • The absence of blood vessels in a repairing or otherwise metabolically active tissue may inhibit repair or other essential functions.
  • Naturally, the most metabolically active organs in the patient will be affected by this ATP deficiency.
  • One such adaptation is the tegument, a metabolically active external cover which plays an important role in the acquisition of nutrients from the host.
  • MR cells are highly metabolically active, as indicated by the large number of mitochondria (which produce energy in the form of ATP).
  • Dormancy is not relevant for viruses as they are not metabolically active themselves.
  • Conversely, the outer, older portions of the plaque become more calcified, less metabolically active and more physically stiff over time.
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