metabolic pathway

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metabolic pathway

n
(Biochemistry) any of the sequences of biochemical reactions, catalysed by enzymes, that occur in all living cells: concerned mainly with the exchange of energy and chemicals. See also Krebs cycle
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The researchers studied the presence of a chemical compound called 3-hydroxypropyl mercapturic acid (3-HPMA), which is a metabolic product of acrolein.
Ethanol itself is not classified as a carcinogen; however, the first metabolic product (the first thing your body breaks alcohol down into) is acetaldehyde.
UCB is extending its cardiovascular and metabolic product portfolio with the most attractive and innovative treatment options, which is in line with its ambition to offer the best medicines to its patients, said Willy Cnops, vice president UCB and managing director Germany.
Leucine, however, is not a precursor of propionyl-CoA nor is it known to be a precursor or downstream metabolic product of L-methylmalonyl-CoA.
And since uric acid is a metabolic product of purines, a dietary control of these compounds is essential.
1]R, is a metabolic product of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), we further determined whether or not UP-induced A[T.
University of California (Oakland, CA) has patented a method using a two-hybrid system to screen for agents that modulate the ability of a cell to degrade or to accumulate a metabolic product or to selective kill a cell or to selectively express a gene or cDNA in a cell that has a defect in its ability to degrade or to accumulate a metabolic product.
The drug, 17-alpha-hydroxy-progesterone caproate (17P), is a natural metabolic product of the female hormone progesterone.
Indol, a harmless metabolic product of bacteria, was also found in three of the tested shrimp products.
At extremely high levels, cyclohexylamine, an occasional metabolic product of cyclamate, causes rats' testicles to shrink.
Alcohol and its metabolic product, acetaldehyde, have specific effects on the heart muscle that can result in disease.
Estradiol is a form of estrogen and, in males, is produced as an active metabolic product of testosterone.