Definition of metabolite in English:


Syllabification: me·tab·o·lite
Pronunciation: /məˈtabəˌlīt


  • A substance formed in or necessary for metabolism.
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    • The plasma membrane transport of other metabolites such as amino acids and sugars can also be assayed by the changes in membrane potential.
    • Homocysteine is an intermediary metabolite of essential dietary amino acid methionine.
    • In other reviews, the role of nitrate and nitrogen metabolites in regulating metabolism and development has been discussed.

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