Description of a pathway that functions not only in catabolism, but also to provide precursors for anabolic pathways.
(ăm`fĭ*bŏl'ĭc) adjective 1.
Of or pertaining to amphiboly; ambiguous; equivocal. 2.
Of or resembling the mineral amphibole. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/72
<biochemistry> Description of a pathway that functions not only to catabolise, but also to provide precursors for anabolic pathways ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
• (a.) Of or resembling the mineral amphibole. • (a.) Of or pertaining to amphiboly; ambiguous; equivocal.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/amphibolic/
amphibolic Any of a large group of structurally similar hydrated double silicate minerals, such as hornblende, containing various combinations of sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and aluminum.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/110/2
Type: Term Pronunciation: am′fi-bol′ik Definitions: 1. Referring to reactions or biologic pathways that serve in both biosynthesis and degradation (anabolism and catabolism).Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=2968
The term amphibolic is used to describe a biochemical pathway that involves both catabolism and anabolism. This term was proposed by B.Davis in 1961 to emphasise the dual metabolic role of such pathway. The citric acid cycle (The Krebs Cycle) is a good example of amphibolic pathway. The first reaction of the cycle, in which oxaloacetate (a four ca...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphibolic
able to turn both backwards and forwards; double-jointedFound on http://phrontistery.info/a.html
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