Metabolism

What is Anabolism?

Anabolism is the process by which the body utilizes the energy released by catabolism to synthesize complex molecules. These complex molecules are then utilized to form cellular structures that are formed from small and simple precursors that act as building blocks.

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A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles

New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight

New C. elegans model will accelerate study of a rare disease

New C. elegans model will accelerate study of a rare disease

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

Autism in young boys linked to phthalate exposure before birth

Autism in young boys linked to phthalate exposure before birth

Eating a big breakfast may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, study suggests

Eating a big breakfast may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, study suggests

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables may result in fewer menopause symptoms

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables may result in fewer menopause symptoms

Increased risk of uterine cancer linked to 24 gene variants

Increased risk of uterine cancer linked to 24 gene variants

Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Oxidative stress induces sleep in fruit flies, research shows

Oxidative stress induces sleep in fruit flies, research shows

Drinking cocoa could relieve peripheral arterial disease

Drinking cocoa could relieve peripheral arterial disease

Wayne State researchers receive grant to develop new treatments for Barth syndrome

Wayne State researchers receive grant to develop new treatments for Barth syndrome

Combination of green tea extract and exercise mitigates fatty liver disease in mice

Combination of green tea extract and exercise mitigates fatty liver disease in mice

Vitamin C may shorten duration of mechanical ventilation in critical care patients

Vitamin C may shorten duration of mechanical ventilation in critical care patients

Cocoa consumption may improve walking performance in peripheral artery disease patients

Cocoa consumption may improve walking performance in peripheral artery disease patients

The wealthier you are, the more food you waste

The wealthier you are, the more food you waste

Improving ability to predict autism risk with few drops of blood

Improving ability to predict autism risk with few drops of blood

Circulating ceramide ratios may be useful predictors of future dementia risk

Circulating ceramide ratios may be useful predictors of future dementia risk