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* The meaning of De Novo
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  drmasala - 11/21/06 15:01
 
  Can somebody explain to me what de nova means?  
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* Re:The meaning of De Novo
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  kabiraj - 11/21/06 15:06
 
  de novo means "NEW"...for eg. de novo synthesis means fresh synthesis  
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* Re:The meaning of De Novo
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  mayhelp - 11/21/06 21:55
 
  "from scratch" may be a better deffinition  
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* Re:The meaning of De Novo
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  progesterone - 11/21/06 22:56
 
  In Biochemistry, de novo synthesis refers to the synthesis of complex molecules from simple molecules such as sugars or amino acids, as opposed to their being recycled after partial degradation. For example, de novo synthesis of nucleotides, as opposed to the salvage pathway.

de novo: Anew; often applied to particular biochemical pathways in which metabolites are newly biosynthesised (e.g., de novo purine biosynthesis).

Origin: Latin


 
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