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 scientists also identified several biochemical pathways used by the bacteria to extract energy from chemicals.
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of Patras, Greece) compiles 11 articles on the biochemical pathways of glycerol metabolism in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells cultivated under different conditions.
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Aileron believes its synthetically locked, or "stapled", peptides will be able to target biochemical pathways involved in cell function and disease that conventional drugs cannot reach.

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