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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Strong evidence several FDA approved drugs block SARS-CoV-2 in relevant cell-lines and human organoids

Strong evidence several FDA approved drugs block SARS-CoV-2 in relevant cell-lines and human organoids

Research offers new hope for kidney revival prior to transplantation

Research offers new hope for kidney revival prior to transplantation

New link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium discovered

New link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium discovered

Fluid imbalance during hot weather increases hikers' risk for heat-related illness

Fluid imbalance during hot weather increases hikers' risk for heat-related illness

Vav3 protein promotes cystic fibrosis, shows study

Vav3 protein promotes cystic fibrosis, shows study

Researchers review scientific articles on the role of zinc in COVID-19 prevention

Researchers review scientific articles on the role of zinc in COVID-19 prevention

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

New approach to functional bone imaging provides insights into degenerative joint disease

New approach to functional bone imaging provides insights into degenerative joint disease

New PET/MRI approach can precisely identify location of chronic pain generators

New PET/MRI approach can precisely identify location of chronic pain generators

New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

High-resolution TB-PET/CT scanner reveals complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritis

High-resolution TB-PET/CT scanner reveals complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritis

Stress hormone is a crucial component of diabetes management, shows study

Stress hormone is a crucial component of diabetes management, shows study

Study shows how gut microbiota may contribute to type 2 diabetes

Study shows how gut microbiota may contribute to type 2 diabetes

Research identifies specific brain cells that trigger sugar consumption and cravings

Research identifies specific brain cells that trigger sugar consumption and cravings

Fatty acid can kill human cancer cells, study shows

Fatty acid can kill human cancer cells, study shows

Concentration of lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine not sufficient to fight novel coronavirus

Concentration of lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine not sufficient to fight novel coronavirus

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

Bats offer clues to combat COVID-19

Bats offer clues to combat COVID-19

Researchers identify factor that regulates the abnormal growth of heart

Researchers identify factor that regulates the abnormal growth of heart

Optibrium and NCSSM celebrate 5 years of education support collaboration

Optibrium and NCSSM celebrate 5 years of education support collaboration