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Regulation in metabolism

An introduction to the basic regulatory mechanisms operating in metabolism

The central dogma of biology provides the framework for the flow of genetic material from the gene to the transcript, protein and metabolite. However, in metabolism, metabolites act as regulators of other biochemical processes, with feed-back and feed-forward loops regulating these processes.

Professor Mark Viant describes the basic regulatory mechanism operating in metabolism with specific examples to highlight the biological relevance.

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Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century

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