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metabolite

 [mĕ-tab´o-līt]
any substance produced during metabolism.

me·tab·o·lite

(mĕ-tab'ō-līt),
Any product or substrate (for example, foodstuff, intermediate, waste product) of metabolism, especially of catabolism.
Synonym(s): metabolin

metabolite

(mĭ-tăb′ə-līt′)
n.
1. A substance produced by metabolism.
2. A substance necessary for or taking part in a particular metabolic process.

metabolite

Physiology
Any substance synthesised or modified by a metabolic process, often understood to mean an intermediate or final product in the breakdown from a parent molecule.

Therapeutics
The transformation of a drug following its metabolism in the body, which results in a different molecule that may be more or less active than the parent drug.

me·tab·o·lite

(mĕ-tab'ŏ-līt)
Any product (intermediate or final, including waste) of a metabolic process.

metabolite

Any substance involved in METABOLISM either as a constituent, a product or a byproduct.

metabolite

any substance used in or a product of METABOLISM.
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Using the most up-to-date panel of metabolites, Li and his colleagues ran an analysis on participant blood samples, looking for environmental exposures that had an impact on measures of arterial stiffness.
We combined fold-change of univariate analysis to further select differential metabolites. Screening criteria were as follows: (1) fold change should be ≥2 or ≤0.5; (2) for biological repeated metabolites samples, VIP ≥1 and P value of t -test between groups <0.05 were set for enrollment.
Results: Secondary metabolites of aspergillus were active against Mycobacterium tuberculosis whereas those of penicillium showed no significant inhibitory activity (p>0.05).
To measure the performance of the proposed method in a comparison of the other methods for imputing missing values in presence of outliers, we modified 100 real datasets by replacing 5% existing cell as missing and changing 5%, 10%, and 15% existing cell by (5 * [[micro].sub.i], [a.sup.2.sub.i]), where [[micro].sub.i] and [a.sup.2.sub.i] are the mean and variance of the ith metabolite in the HCC data matrix and also calculated the average RMSE between real dataset and reconstructed datasets.
In addition to achieving efficient metabolite extraction, metabolite detection is also critical to achieve high metabolome coverage.
When fed to standard stem cell cultures, these molecules (mostly lipid and cholesterol metabolites) were then found to guide stem cells to generate desired cell types.
Metabolomics, the study of a large collection of metabolites, offers the advantage to measure the functional readout of activity and phenotype encoded in the genome.
All models were adjusted for maternal race/ethnicity (self-reported as African American or Dominican), receipt of public assistance during pregnancy, prepregnancy obesity status (based on mother's self-reported height and prepregnancy weight), child birth weight (continuous variable), child age in months at the time of follow-up at ages 5 and 7 years, and maternal urine specific gravity z-score to adjust for urine concentration because it is associated with component scores (though less strongly associated with raw metabolite concentrations).
They are rapidly metabolised in the liver, and mainly eliminated in the urine as metabolites within 48 hours.
All reagents used for metabolite analysis and the medium for yeast cultures were prepared using analytical grade ingredients.