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Metabolism is the means by which the body derives energy and synthesizes the other molecules it needs from the fats, carbohydrates and proteins we eat as food, by enzymatic reactions helped by minerals and vitamins.
Newly discovered regulatory mechanism helps control fat metabolism

Newly discovered regulatory mechanism helps control fat metabolism

Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain

Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain

Scientists discover a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice

Scientists discover a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice

Yeast model may pave way for development of novel therapies for metabolic disorders

Yeast model may pave way for development of novel therapies for metabolic disorders

New project finds how endocrine disruptors interfere with thyroid functions

New project finds how endocrine disruptors interfere with thyroid functions

Study determines impact of antibiotic perturbation of the gut microbiome on skeletal health

Study determines impact of antibiotic perturbation of the gut microbiome on skeletal health

Researchers develop artificial enzymatic pathway for synthesizing isoprenoids in E. coli

Researchers develop artificial enzymatic pathway for synthesizing isoprenoids in E. coli

Research finds decline in ketone body utilization when coronary circulation is reduced

Research finds decline in ketone body utilization when coronary circulation is reduced

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Researchers reveal how fasting leads to better overall health

Researchers reveal how fasting leads to better overall health

Effects of linoleic acid on the body are largely dependent on genes, shows study

Effects of linoleic acid on the body are largely dependent on genes, shows study

Researchers identify MANF as a rejuvenating factor in parabiosis

Researchers identify MANF as a rejuvenating factor in parabiosis

Research finds how Candida albicans adapt to low oxygen levels to cause infection

Research finds how Candida albicans adapt to low oxygen levels to cause infection

Scientists identify endogenous activator of sigma-1 receptors in human cells

Scientists identify endogenous activator of sigma-1 receptors in human cells

Vitamin D supplements are of no gain to those over 70, study shows

Vitamin D supplements are of no gain to those over 70, study shows

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis

Expression of a molecule in blood cells inversely predicts appearance of subclinical atherosclerosis

Expression of a molecule in blood cells inversely predicts appearance of subclinical atherosclerosis

Aptamer Group and AstraZeneca to develop new drug delivery vehicles

Aptamer Group and AstraZeneca to develop new drug delivery vehicles

New findings bring about better understanding of many cancers' metabolic needs

New findings bring about better understanding of many cancers' metabolic needs

Chemical in sunscreen and cosmetics may harm coral by altering fatty acids

Chemical in sunscreen and cosmetics may harm coral by altering fatty acids