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Mutual conversion.

in′ter·con·vert′ v.
in′ter·con·vert′i·bil′i·ty n.
in′ter·con·vert′i·ble adj.
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vb (tr)
to convert (two things) into one another
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Three properties of the metabolic models are of particular utility for comparative studies: (1) metabolic models connect gene function with metabolic function via their gene-protein-reaction rules, (2) the metabolic network is topologically defined by metabolites and the reactions that interconvert them, rather than the genes that facilitate those interconversions, and (3) metabolic networks coupled with modeling techniques allow for the identification of function redundancy/degeneracy.
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