wht is metabolism and cata bolism with e.g pleaase

Asked by Vineet Chauhan | 11th Oct, 2013, 11:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Metabolism: The various life processes taking place in the body of an organism are collectively known as metabolism.

Example: All the enzyme based reactions which take place during digestion.

Catabolism: Catabolism is a process in which complex substances are broken down to release the energy. (It is a part of metabolism)

Example: During digestion, proteins are broken down to peptides and then into amino acids.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 14th Oct, 2013, 08:18: AM

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