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Metabolic Disorders

  • By: Farhana Akter
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Metabolic disorders are disorders that affect production of energy within cells due to abnormal chemical reactions in the body.

Metabolism consists of anabolism (the build-up of substances) and catabolism (the breakdown of substances). Metabolism takes place via certain metabolic pathways catalysed by ...

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