Definition of metabolite in English:


Line breaks: me¦tab¦ol|ite
Pronunciation: /mɪˈtabəlʌɪt


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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