Metabolic pathway is a series of chemical reactions occurring within a cell. In a pathway, the initial chemical (metabolite) is modified by a sequence of chemical reactions. These reactions are catalyzed by enzymes, where the product of one enzyme acts as the substrate for the next. These enzymes often require dietary minerals, vitamins, and other cofactors to function.Pathways are required for the maintenance of homeostasis within an organism and the flux of metabolites through a pathway is regulated depending on the needs of the cell and the availability of the substrate. The end product of a pathway may be used immediately, initiate another metabolic pathway or be stored for later use. The metabolism of a cell consists of an elaborate network of interconnected pathways that enable the synthesis and breakdown of molecules (anabolism and catabolism)
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Journal of Metabolic Syndrome, Advanced Techniques in Biology & Medicine, Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome, Journal of Diabetes Medication & Care, Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, Best Practice and Research in Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes and Metabolism Journal, Journal of Obesity, Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, Recent Patents on Endocrine, Metabolic and Immune Drug Discovery.