interconversion

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interconversion

[¦in·tər·kən′vər·zhən]
(communications)
Changing the representation of information from one code to another, as from six-bit to ASCII.
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DHEA is metabolized to form DHEAS, and both hormones are metabolically interconvertible by the action of the enzymes sulphotransferase for conjugation and sulphatase for hydrolysis, present in many tissues (Baulieu, 1996).
From these citations, the reader will notice that truth and salvation are not always interconvertible.
As both these classes of PUFA mediate physiological functions yet neither is synthesised in humans nor are they interconvertible, each is considered to be essential for human diets.
Xanthine oxidase is interconvertible between reduced and oxidized forms of the enzyme.
The fact that PANI can exist in a large number of interconvertible intrinsic oxidation states suggests that by coupling the metal reduction process in acid solution to an increase in the intrinsic oxidation state of the polymer, and the subsequent reprotonation and reduction of the oxidized PANI in the acid medium, spontaneous and sustained reduction of certain metal ions to their elemental form can be achieved (49-51).
The solution is to issue minor coins as mere tokens with no pretense at metallic contents worth anywhere near their face values and, further, to keep those tokens interconvertible at fixed rates with the definitive money (e.
Devlin (1991) regarded information as "a basic property of the universe, alongside matter and energy (and being ultimately interconvertible with them)" (p.