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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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Instead, LSS influences a metabolic pathway that impacts the health of hair follicles.
New data presented from Homology's HMI-102 program, a gene therapy for phenylketonuria in IND-enabling studies, demonstrate its potential as a one-time treatment designed to restore the normal metabolic pathway in PKU.
The relationship between diet and risk of CAD also suggests that the metabolic pathway plays a pivotal role in the pathophysiology of CAD.
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Nexus BioPharma is developing a weight loss drug that activates the AMPK metabolic pathway, the same pathway activated by intense physical exercise.
Isocitrate lyase (EC 4.1.3.1) and malate synthase (EC 2.3.3.9) are the sole enzymes for this metabolic pathway. The glyoxylate cycle occurs in seed germination (Eastmond & Graham, 2001), in some invertebrates, such as C.
This study shows that our metabolic pathway is a highly developed solution to the problem of how to extract energy from our food."
Flux is the rate of turnover of molecules through a metabolic pathway. The researchers found the EGCG disrupted this balance in the same manner that oxamate, a known LDHA inhibitor, did.
In the present study, [alpha]-ketoglutarate was detected for the first time, supporting the assumed metabolic pathway of anaerobic fungi proposed by Kwon et al.
Following chapters introducing the main metabolic pathways and metabolic regulation of bacterial cells, Shimizu (Kyushu Institute of Technology; Institute of Advanced Biosciences, Keio U, Tsuruoka, Japan) discusses the role of global regulators in response to the culture environment in metabolic regulation, conventional and 13-C metabolic flux balance analysis methods, their applications, and specific gene-knockout models in the study of metabolic pathway genes.