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Found Carbohydrate 52 times.

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1. Agglutination
* The clumping together of cells due to the binding of agglutinin (a protein) molecules on each cell's surface. * The clumping together of two organisms of the same species for the purpose of sexual reproduction. Often conducted by means of a carbohydrate on one organism and a protein on the other, resulting in a glycoprotein .

2. Aglycon (aglucone)
This is the non-carbohydrate part of a glycoside .

3. Autotrophic
Independent of other organisms in respect of organic nutrition; able to fix carbon dioxide, by photosynthesis , to form carbohydrate s.

4. Aztobacter (nitrogen-fixing bacteria)
Aztobacter is a species of large, oval, aerobic Gram-negative bacteria that can fix atmospheric nitrogen if they have an energy source (often a carbohydrate ) available.

5. Blood glucose
The main sugar that the body makes from the three elements of food--proteins, fats, and carbohydrates--but mostly from carbohydrates. Glucose is the major source of energy for living cells and is carried to each cell through the bloodstream. However, the cells cannot use glucose without the help of insulin .

6. Calvin cycle (dark reactions)
In plants, a cyclical series of carbon-fixing, sugar -producing reactions in the chloroplast s. Some of the sugars (triose phosphates) are recycled, others are stored as carbohydrate s. Light is not needed for these reactions; they use the carbon dioxide and energy produced in the light reaction s of photosynthesis .

7. Capsule
A coat of carbohydrate s or other slimy substance around microorganisms which enable them to avoid phagocytosis (being engulfed by other microorganisms, or by the defense cells of a host's immune system ).

8. Carbohydrate
A compound or molecule that is composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen in the ratio of 2H:1C:1O. carbohydrates can be simple sugar s such as sucrose and fructose or complex polysaccharide polymer s such as chitin .

9. Carbohydrate antigen 15-3
This protein is found in elevated amounts in the blood of patients with breast cancer; however, as of 1997 it was not yet suitable to be used clinically as a tumor marker .

10. Carbohydrate antigen 19-4
This protein is found in elevated amounts in the blood of patients colorectal cancer; however, as of 1997 it was not yet suitable to be used clinically as a tumor marker .


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