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What's the difference between anabolism and catabolism?

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What's the difference between anabolism and catabolism?

Metabolism:

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes/reactions that occur in the body that are required to maintain life. Metabolism can be subdivided into two different categories: anabolism and catabolism.

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Anabolism refers to metabolic processes/reactions that build molecules and tissues in the body, while catabolism refers to metabolic...

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Anabolism and Catabolism: Definitions & Examples

from Fundamental Biology

Chapter 3 / Lesson 19
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