anaplerosis

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an·a·ple·ro·sis

(an'ă-pler-ō'sis),
The process of replenishment of depleted metabolic cycle or pathway intermediates; most commonly referring to the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
[G. filling up, fr. ana-, up, + plerosis, filling, fr. pleroō, to fill]

anaplerosis

An obsolete term for:
(1) Any type of anaplastic surgery (see there) in which tissue is transplanted into the operative site to normalise the region’s contour;
(2) A near-extinct term for any form of repair, surgical, metabolic or pharmacologic repair or restitution of a damaged or defective body structure or function;
(3) Citric acid cycle.
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glutamicum to study the fluxes of the anaplerotic reactions while the organism grows on mixed substrates of glucose and lactate.
Gayen and Venkatesh included only PEP carboxylase as only anaplerotic reaction omitting glucogeneosis from their network.