catabolic process

Asked by  | 27th Jun, 2008, 08:08: PM

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In catabolism or catabolic process, there is a metabolic breakdown of complex molecules into simpler ones, often resulting in a release of energy. It is a destructive process. Both anabolism and catabolism are important are important for maintaining homeostasis. Eg - digestion.

Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2008, 08:56: PM

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