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metabolic

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to metabolism.
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The kit enables a unique real-time assay on live cells that determines their baseline metabolic phenotype and potential.
In a new study, researchers found that cardio metabolic risk in obese adolescents may be predicted by typical sleep patterns, DECCAN Chronicle reported.
Following chapters introducing the main metabolic pathways and metabolic regulation of bacterial cells, Shimizu (Kyushu Institute of Technology; Institute of Advanced Biosciences, Keio U, Tsuruoka, Japan) discusses the role of global regulators in response to the culture environment in metabolic regulation, conventional and 13-C metabolic flux balance analysis methods, their applications, and specific gene-knockout models in the study of metabolic pathway genes.
The report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter metabolic partnering deals.
Of the 322 patients, 89 (27%) met World Health Organization criteria for metabolic syndrome.
Fifty-three percent of subjects met criteria for metabolic syndrome.
But women who didn't have metabolic syndrome beforehand showed no increased risk.
2% met American Heart Association criteria for metabolic syndrome on the basis of having at least three of the five risk criteria.
Metabolic syndrome was defined as having three or more of the following risk factors: high blood pressure, excess belly fat, higher than normal triglycerides (a type of fat found in the blood), high blood sugar and low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, or "good" cholesterol.
The follow-up examinations also included information on nutrition (food frequency questionnaires) and physical activity ("metabolic equivalent index"), as well as a panel of testing that allows a designation of metabolic syndrome at both time points.
A detectable viral load during antiretroviral therapy raises the risk of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that boost the risk of heart disease.
The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic abnormalities, including impaired glucose metabolism, hypertension, dyslipidemia and abdominal obesity.