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bioconversion Line breaks: bio|con¦ver¦sion
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊk(ə)nˌvəːʃ(ə)n/

Definition of bioconversion in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The conversion of one chemical compound, or one form of energy, into another by living organisms.
Example sentences
  • Using microorganisms for bioconversion of agricultural commodities to high-value products offers the potential for increased income to farmers.
  • The scientists' approach is called bioconversion, a process that uses certain microorganisms or enzymes to reposition groups of hydroxy fatty acids on chains of carbon in vegetable oils.
  • The bioconversion to scopolamine was highest when 100 mg l - 1 hyoscyamine was used.

Words that rhyme with bioconversion

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