biosynthetic pathway

biosynthetic pathway
the sequence of enzymatic steps in the synthesis of a specific end product in a living organism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Octadecanoid pathway — Jasmonic acid Alpha linolenic acid The octadecan …   Wikipedia

  • hexosamine pathway — hexosamine biosynthetic pathway a series of enzymatic reactions by which a small amount of glucose is diverted away from the Embden Meyerhof pathway to form uridine compounds such as uridine diphosphate N acetylglucosamine. This is one cause of… …   Medical dictionary

  • anabolic pathway — A pathway by which a metabolite is synthesized; a biosynthetic pathway …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • metabolism — /meuh tab euh liz euhm/, n. 1. Biol., Physiol. the sum of the physical and chemical processes in an organism by which its material substance is produced, maintained, and destroyed, and by which energy is made available. Cf. anabolism, catabolism …   Universalium

  • Cystathionine beta synthase — Structure of human cystathionine beta synthase.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Uridine monophosphate synthetase — PDB rendering based on 2eaw …   Wikipedia

  • Curcumin — IUPAC name (1E,6E) 1,7 bis (4 hydroxy 3 methoxyphenyl) 1,6 heptadiene 3,5 dione …   Wikipedia

  • 21-Hydroxylase — Steroid 21 monooxygenase Identifiers EC number CAS number 9029 68 9 …   Wikipedia

  • lipid — /lip id, luy pid/, n. Biochem. any of a group of organic compounds that are greasy to the touch, insoluble in water, and soluble in alcohol and ether: lipids comprise the fats and other esters with analogous properties and constitute, with… …   Universalium

  • Acetylserotonin O-methyltransferase — Identifiers EC number CAS number 9029 77 0 …   Wikipedia

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.