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Metabolism is the means by which the body derives energy and synthesizes the other molecules it needs from the fats, carbohydrates and proteins we eat as food, by enzymatic reactions helped by minerals and vitamins.
New yeast-bacterium co-culture to synthesize plant hormones for weed control

New yeast-bacterium co-culture to synthesize plant hormones for weed control

Scientists discover a new enzymatic complex that can halt cells from aging

Scientists discover a new enzymatic complex that can halt cells from aging

Scientists use stem cells to investigate the genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists use stem cells to investigate the genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease

Novel method for dynamic tracking of tissue-specific secretory proteins in live mice

Novel method for dynamic tracking of tissue-specific secretory proteins in live mice

Scientists devise a strategy to enhance anti-tumor immunity

Scientists devise a strategy to enhance anti-tumor immunity

Study unravels the DNA repair mechanism by enzymes

Study unravels the DNA repair mechanism by enzymes

Study suggests a simple mechanism could underlie the self-replication of protocells

Study suggests a simple mechanism could underlie the self-replication of protocells

Research claims avocados can reduce belly fat in women

Research claims avocados can reduce belly fat in women

Growing wheat endowed with biological nitrification inhibition raises productivity, quality

Growing wheat endowed with biological nitrification inhibition raises productivity, quality

Researchers analyze the effects of using tetrahydrocannabinol during pregnancy

Researchers analyze the effects of using tetrahydrocannabinol during pregnancy

Study: Fat tissue of older mice lose the ability to restore body heat in cold temperatures

Study: Fat tissue of older mice lose the ability to restore body heat in cold temperatures

Novel technique to profile metabolic features using a single isogenic cell sample

Novel technique to profile metabolic features using a single isogenic cell sample

New approach to enhance cell-free biosynthesis with engineered yeast extracts

New approach to enhance cell-free biosynthesis with engineered yeast extracts

Brain cholesterol promotes toxic amyloid plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease

Brain cholesterol promotes toxic amyloid plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease

Study explores the link between antibiotics use, gut microbiota, and lifespan

Study explores the link between antibiotics use, gut microbiota, and lifespan

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Stress signal from fat cells could help protect against cardiac damage induced by obesity

Stress signal from fat cells could help protect against cardiac damage induced by obesity

Study analyzes the health benefits of time-restricted eating

Study analyzes the health benefits of time-restricted eating

New method can efficiently convert plant matter into high-value bioproducts

New method can efficiently convert plant matter into high-value bioproducts

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children