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protein metabolism

protein metabolism in Medicine

protein metabolism n.
Decomposition and synthesis of proteins in tissue. Also called proteometabolism.

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  • The end-products of protein metabolism are: urea, ammonium salts, purin bodies, and creatinin.

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  • protein metabolism is certainly more complex than that of either of the other active organic food groups.

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