catabolic pathway

catabolic pathway

A series of metabolic reactions leading to breakdown of a complex organic molecule to a simpler ones, with release of energy. Cf Anabolic pathway.
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The catabolic pathway of choice with this dietary pattern is fermentation, otherwise known as saccharolytic.
Second, several genes with gene coding for uridine diphosphate-glucuronosyltransferase are involved in the regulation of serum bilirubin levels by the heme catabolic pathway.
3-MGA is produced from CoA-thioester bond hydrolysis of its precursor, 3-methylglutaconylCoA (3-MG-CoA), an intermediate within the leucine catabolic pathway (Fig.
Objective: Autophagy is a catabolic pathway that delivers cytoplasmic material to lysosomes for degradation.
In this study, an increase in sera uric acid concentrations were observed in cholelithiasis patients, this increase may be due to the parallel increasing in xanthine oxidase activity observed in gallstone patients reflect the fact that the catabolic pathway is increased.
Together, these data may suggest that the activation of a specific catabolic pathway depends on the type of cancer and, therefore, the nature of circulating humoral factors.
Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1 (TT1) is an autosomal recessive disorder that is characterized by the deficiency of the FAH enzyme in the tyrosine catabolic pathway, resulting in the elevation of tyrosine and its byproducts in the blood, CSF, and tissues.
Alkaptonuria is a rare metabolic disorder in the phenylalanine and tyrosine catabolic pathway which is characterized by the excessive excretion of homogentisic acid in the urine, ochronosis, and debilitating arthritis of the spine and large joints.
The loss of this enzyme shuts down the glucose anabolic pathway and promotes the glucose catabolic pathway, leading to a large amount of glucose entering the tumor cells and thus "feeding" the aggressive cancer.
Glutaric aciduria type 1 is the most common OA in South Africa and is caused by AR deficiency of glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase (GCDH), a critical enzyme in the infantile neuronal lysine catabolic pathway.
The steroid catabolic pathway of the intracellular pathogen Rhodococcus equi is important for pathogenesis and a target for vaccine development.
Reconstruction and regulation of the central catabolic pathway in the thermophilic propionate-oxidizing syntroph Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum.