anaplerosis

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anaplerosis

(ˌænəpliːˈrəʊsɪs)
n
the filling up of a scar, wound, etc which has decayed or been destroyed
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Experimental observation suggests that both anaplerotic reactions and glyoxalate cycle play an important role for the production of tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle derived amino acids (aspartate which is a precursor of lysine and glutamate families) (Petersen, et al.
However, quantification of anaplerotic reactions and glyoxylate shunt on the growth of C.
Anaplerotic reactions are responsible to maintain TCA pools which are utilized for lysine biosynthesis.