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Enzyme inhibitor

Enzyme inhibitor protease in a complex with the protease inhibitor ritonavir . The structure of the protease is shown by the red, blue and yellow ribbons. The inhibitor is shown as the smaller ball-and-stick structure near the centre. Created from PDB 1HXW . Enzyme inhibitors are molecule s that more

Equipartition theorem

Equipartition theorem peptide . The jittery motion is random and complex, and the energy of any particular atom can fluctuate wildly. Nevertheless, the equipartition theorem allows the average kinetic energy of each atom to be computed, as well as the average potential energies of many vibrationa more

Verbascum thapsus

Verbascum thapsus Verbascum thapsus (; Great Mullein or Common Mullein) is a species of mullein native to Europe , northern Africa and Asia , and introduced in the Americas and Australia . It is a hairy biennial plant that can grow to 2 m or more tall. Its small yellow flowers are dens more


Uranium Uranium () is a white/black metal lic chemical element in the actinide series of the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. It has 92 proton s and electron s, 6 of them valence electron s. It can have between 141 and 146 neutron s, with 143 and 146 in its most co more

Oxidative phosphorylation

Oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondrion is the site of oxidative phosphorylation in eukaryote s. The NADH and succinate generated in the citric acid cycle is oxidized, releasing energy to power the ATP synthase . Oxidative phosphorylation is a metabolic pathway that uses energy released b more

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