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Metabolic pathway

In biochemistry, a metabolic pathway is a series of chemical reactions within a biological cell, catalyzed by enzymes, which either results in the removal of a molecule from the environment to be used/stored by the cell (metabolic sink[?]), or the initiation of another metabolic pathway (also called flux generating step).

Most metabolic pathways have common properties :

See also : catabolism
External links : Google directory (http://directory.google.com/Top/Science/Biology/Biochemistry/Metabolic_Pathways/)

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