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Metabolism

Metabolism

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

This lesson will explain the chemical reactions of metabolism that occur in cells and will give an overview of the two metabolic pathways.

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Tutorial

Metabolism Overview

Source: Aaron M

Notes on "Metabolism Overview"

Overview

(00:00 – 1:22) – Metabolism Defined

(1:23 –3:34 ) Catabolic Reactions

(3:35 – 5:39) Anabolic Reactions


Source: Aaron M

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Catabolism

    ​A type of reaction in cells where large molecules are broken down into smaller molecules.

  • ​Anabolism

    ​A type of reaction in cells where small molecules combine to form larger molecules.

  • Metabolism

    Metabolism describes the various chemical reactions that are occurring in cells.