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Pathway

pathway

1. A collection of axons establishing a conduction route for nerve impulses from one group of nerve cells to another group or to an effector organ composed of muscle or gland cells.

2. Any sequence of chemical reactions leading from one compound to another; if taking place in living tissue, usually referred to as a biochemical pathway.


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sugar consumption and weight gain

... Why diabetes people avoiding table sugar? Eating table sugar is same as eating starchy food, they all have common end (will enter into glycolysis pathway) moreover table sugar has low glycemic index than some commonly used foods. Table sugar doesn't contain any other nutrients (junk) but we consume ...

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by josem
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:14 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Views: 106

Re: Food to ATP energy?

... consumed in excess (eating more calories than you burn), you will store glucose as fat. This is done in a multi-step process called a biochemical pathway. One mole of ATP can be oxidized to ADP and releases about 7.3 kilocalories in that process. So, the 30 moles of ATP produced can only be converted ...

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by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
Replies: 2
Views: 1083

What does "deficient trafficking" means

I was reading a paper on disease mechanism where misfolding of a particular protein leads to its degradation by ubiquitin proteasome pathway and deficient trafficking to the lysosome. What does deficient trafficking means and overall what does this sentence means?? Kindly help me in understanding ...

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by KSJ
Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:10 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: What does "deficient trafficking" means
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Views: 596

Re: holographic origin of life

... to develop gene therapies all these decades because it suggests that any organism is a system of complex reactions. A gene is just a part of the pathway. Not the starting point. There are no starting points in random reactions. Changing a gene causes only minor changes in the organism and replacing ...

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by minasole
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 13
Views: 17141

Re: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration

... shows the water productions and consumptions I have mentioned above. The key may lie in searching for and finding better metabolic pathway diagrams that dont conceal these water consumptions similar to the way that most textbooks never ever show that citrate formation consumes water ...

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by thornthor
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration
Replies: 8
Views: 11610
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