Metabolism

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.
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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Elite Controllers: Do their genomes hold the key to curing HIV?

Elite Controllers: Do their genomes hold the key to curing HIV?

Psilocybin reconfigures brain networks, showing potential for lasting therapeutic effects

Psilocybin reconfigures brain networks, showing potential for lasting therapeutic effects

Breakthrough in aging research: Blocking IL-11 extends lifespan and improves health in mice

Breakthrough in aging research: Blocking IL-11 extends lifespan and improves health in mice

New drugs show promise in shrinking breast cancer brain metastases

New drugs show promise in shrinking breast cancer brain metastases

Exploring the impact of eating timing on health and metabolism

Exploring the impact of eating timing on health and metabolism

Blocking IL-11 protein extends lifespan and health in mice by 25%, study shows

Blocking IL-11 protein extends lifespan and health in mice by 25%, study shows

Western diets linked to increased risk of IBD and colorectal cancer

Western diets linked to increased risk of IBD and colorectal cancer

Discovery of over 1,000 undetected proteins in metabolite samples

Discovery of over 1,000 undetected proteins in metabolite samples

Drinking coffee daily linked to decreased PCOS risk

Drinking coffee daily linked to decreased PCOS risk

Heart of the Matter: Early Diagnosis and Intervention in Heart Failure with Prof. Martin Cowie & Dr. Lisa Anderson

Heart of the Matter: Early Diagnosis and Intervention in Heart Failure with Prof. Martin Cowie & Dr. Lisa Anderson

Interrupting sitting with evening exercise boosts sleep by nearly 30 minutes

Interrupting sitting with evening exercise boosts sleep by nearly 30 minutes

Nighttime resistance exercise 'activity breaks' may boost sleep duration, study finds

Nighttime resistance exercise 'activity breaks' may boost sleep duration, study finds

How your diet shapes your gut microbiome and impacts your health

How your diet shapes your gut microbiome and impacts your health

Massive weight loss improves metabolism, mood, and decision-making in obese individuals

Massive weight loss improves metabolism, mood, and decision-making in obese individuals

Bowel movement frequency is linked to long-term health, study suggests

Bowel movement frequency is linked to long-term health, study suggests

Weill Cornell researchers define three Parkinson's subtypes with machine learning

Weill Cornell researchers define three Parkinson's subtypes with machine learning

CePA: Novel nanomedicine for alleviating MASH via mTOR repression

CePA: Novel nanomedicine for alleviating MASH via mTOR repression

NYU Langone Health earns No. 1 spot in neurology and neurosurgery for the third straight year

NYU Langone Health earns No. 1 spot in neurology and neurosurgery for the third straight year

SH2B1 gene defends against obesity via the paraventricular hypothalamus

SH2B1 gene defends against obesity via the paraventricular hypothalamus

Drastic caloric restriction by athletes diminishes performance and compromises the immune system

Drastic caloric restriction by athletes diminishes performance and compromises the immune system

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