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pathway

1. Education courses taken by a student to gain entry to a higher course or towards a final qualification
2. Biochem a chain of reactions associated with a particular metabolic process
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The problem is that the complex metabolic pathways in these living organisms can be difficult to control, and the desired products can be toxic to the microbes, which means the microbes may produce only tiny amounts of the chemicals they were designed to make.
To keep it simple, there are three main metabolic pathways we use to perform physical activity--the phosphagen pathway, the glycolytic pathway, and the oxidative pathway--and one pathway to convert food into energy--the citric acid, or Krebs cycle.
He and his coworkers analyzed single-nucleotide polymorphisms in enzymes coded by nine genes prominent in the MTX metabolic pathway.
0 contains data on metabolic pathways from the well known KEGG* suite of databases which has been optimized by LION for use in the pathSCOUT system.
We began to examine how the worm-equivalent of APP modulated different metabolic pathways and found that the APP equivalent inhibited the insulin pathway," she noted.
If beet sugar were added to a fruit juice, this test would not be able to detect it because fruit sugar and beet sugar follow the same metabolic pathway.
Sapienza said this study provides the first evidence of widespread epigenetic modification of metabolic pathway genes occurring in healthy colon tissue.
Control here refers to adjusting the output of a metabolic pathway in response to an external signal, in contrast to regulation, which refers to maintaining internal variables.
Novel pathway engineering design of the anaerobic central metabolic pathway in Escherichia coli to increase succinate yield and productivity.
However, he says, since arsenic affects the same metabolic pathway as porphyria, "arsenic may have precipitated his [porphyria] attacks or made them much more severe.