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Anabolic pathway

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noun

The series of chemical reactions that constructs or synthesizes molecules from smaller units, usually requiring input of energy (ATP) in the process.


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Examples are bone growth and mineralization, and muscle mass build-up.


Word origin: anabolic < anabolism: from the Greek: anabole, "to build up".

Compare: catabolic pathway.
See also: metabolic pathway.


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