Encyclopedia of Astrobiology

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Anabolism

  • Juli Peretó
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27833-4_181-2

Synonyms

Definition

Anabolism is the subset of metabolic networks by which cell components are derived from organic or inorganic precursors. Anabolism requires a source of energy – usually in the form of ATP – and reducing power, usually as NADPH.

See Also

Keywords

Bioorganic Chemistry Metabolic Network Cell Component Inorganic Precursor Assimilative Metabolism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Cavanilles de Biodiversitat i Biologia EvolutivaUniversitat de ValènciaValènciaSpain