Adjective "interconverting" definition and examples

(Interconverting may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌɪntəkənˈvəːt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Cause (two things) to be converted into each other.
  1. 'Inorganic sulphur forms are immobilized to organic sulphur, different organosulphur forms are interconverted, and immobilized sulphur is simultaneously mineralized to yield plant-available inorganic sulphur.'
  2. 'Slight heating and cooling are enough to interconvert the gel between its liquid and stable forms.'
  3. 'The liver interconverts them easily when needed.'
  4. 'Therefore it is predicted that the modeled ErbB1-like dimer configuration exists as a subclass among many others, and/or as a dynamic entity that could be interconverted to other dimeric forms.'
  5. 'Those compounds are interconverted in mitochondria by D - 3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase which was previously described by Wakeman and Dakin in dog liver.'
  6. 'Furthermore, HCO - 3 and CO 2 are only slowly interconverted through the apparent absence of carbonic anhydrase activity in the general cytosol.'
  7. 'The generation of asparate occurs by the standard transamination reactions that interconvert amino acids with a-ketoglutarate to form glutamate and glutamate with oxaloacetate to form aspartate.'

More definitions

1. to subject to interconversion; interchange.

More examples(as adjective)

"conformations can be interconverting."

Origin

(interconvert)