electrogenesis

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electrogenesis

[i¦lek·trə′jen·ə·səs]
(physiology)
The generation of electric current by living tissue.
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The electrogenic teleosts in particular can use their electric organs and associated tuberous electroreceptors to effectively image their environment (Caputi and Budelli, 2006; von der Emde, 2006).
An effective carry of a charge and colonization of the anode by steady electrogenic microbial association were provided by carbon electrode material with the big specific area usage.
It is necessary for the activation of many enzymes, as a cellular osmoticum for rapidly expanding cells, and as a counter cation for anion accumulation and electrogenic transport processes (White and Karley,2010).
This transport mechanism is electrogenic and establishes an acid pH gradient and a positive transmembrane potential within these intracellular compartments (Philippe et al.
The joint venture company's technology utilises naturally occurring bacteria in an electrogenic bioreactor, to treat wastewater.
ATPases work as electrogenic pumps and are able to utilise the energy associated with an electrochemical proton gradient across the membrane to drive the synthesis or hydrolysis of ATP (RATAJCZAK, 2000).
The study illustrates that electrogenic workings of cyanobacteria is an important conduit of solar energy into the biosphere, says associate professor Ilia Baskakov, PhD.
Lipid peroxidation and electrogenic ion transport in the jejunum of the vitamin E deficient rat.
Wilkinson, An Extracellular Microelectrode Array for Monitoring Electrogenic Cells in Culture.
The principal cell in the cortical collecting duct is the final site in the nephron for sodium reabsorption via electrogenic sodium channels in the apical membrane.
1987, "Characteristics of MgATP2- dependent electrogenic proton transport in tonoplast vesicles of facultative crassulacean acid metabolism plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.