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What is the part of a cell where catabolism primarily occurs?

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What is the part of a cell where catabolism primarily occurs?

Catabolism

Catabolism is the branch of metabolism concerned with breaking down of complex chemicals to yield simple products. The primary purpose of catabolism in the body is the release of energy.

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Catabolism occurs throughout the cell however in aerobic cells the mitochondria are the center of catabolism. This is because the Krebs cycle takes...

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Anabolism and Catabolism: Definitions & Examples

from Fundamental Biology

Chapter 3 / Lesson 19
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