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Which of the following reactions or pathways is anabolic? - Cellular respiration - The...

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Which of the following reactions or pathways is anabolic?

- Cellular respiration

- The hydrolysis of starch to maltose

- Photosynthesis

- The hydrolysis of starch to glucose

Anabolic Reactions:

Anabolic reactions are chemical reactions where larger polymers are built from smaller monomers. These types of reactions build the larger macromolecules of an organism that will be used as structural and/or functional molecules.

Answer and Explanation:

Of the available choices, Photosynthesis is the only example of an anabolic process. In photosynthesis, glucose is being synthesized from smaller...

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Anabolism and Catabolism: Definitions & Examples

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