Anabolism

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That part of [[Metabolism|metabolism]] that is concerned with synthesis.
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That part of [[Metabolism|metabolism]] that is concerned with synthesis e.g. protein synthesis, synthesis of [[DNA|DNA]], requires&nbsp;an input of energy. In the&nbsp;body the energy to allow these anabolic reactions to take place are provided&nbsp;by&nbsp;catabolic reactions<ref name="anabolism">Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymokzo, Lubert Stryer, (2007), Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York, W. H. Freeman and Company.</ref><references />.&nbsp;

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That part of metabolism that is concerned with synthesis e.g. protein synthesis, synthesis of DNA, requires an input of energy. In the body the energy to allow these anabolic reactions to take place are provided by catabolic reactions[1]
  1. Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymokzo, Lubert Stryer, (2007), Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York, W. H. Freeman and Company.
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