«Various biochemical processes responsible for the metabolic formation, breakdown, and interconversion of carbohydrate in livingorganisms.
Carbohydrate are central to many essential metabolic pathways.Plants synthesize carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water through photosynthesis, allowing them to store energy absorbed from sunlight internally. When animals and fungi consume plants, they use cellular respiration to break down these stored carbohydrate to make energy available to cell. Both animals and plants temporarily store the released energy in the form of high energy molecules, such as ATP, for use in various cellular processes.
Although humans consume a variety of carbohydrate, digestion breaks down complex carbohydrate into a few simple monomers (monosaccharides) for metabolism: glucose, fructose, and galactose. Glucose constitutes about 80% of the products, and is the primary structure that is distributed to cell in the tissues, where it is broken down or stored as glycogen. In aerobic respiration, the main form of cellular respiration used by humans, glucose and oxygen are metabolized to release energy, with carbon dioxide and water as byproducts. Most of the fructose and galactose travel to the liver, where they can be converted to glucose.
Some simple carbohydrate have their own enzymatic oxidation pathways, as do only a few of the more complex carbohydrate. The disaccharidelactose, for instance, requires the enzyme lactase to be broken into its monosaccharide components, glucose and galactose.» (wikipedia)
Do something with Glucose metabolism
Lists what BioMindmap can do with its medical objects for demo purposes.
- See 7 Biolinks that connect Glucose metabolism
- Group Biolinks by type — promoters and inhibitors separately
- Summarize how other objects relate to Glucose metabolism
- There are 10 Evidences supporting 7 Glucose metabolism Biolinks
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The ValidityScore showsthe quality of evidences, with max 9.9.
- Glucose metabolism Mindmap — near connections
- Mindmap with ValidityScore 5.0 — near connections
- Mindmap of Glucose metabolism. and Subnodes: .
- Find Path to another object.
- Build Custom Map
- What type is Glucose metabolism? Edit type Is it food or drug?
- Add biolink i.e. «X increases Glucose metabolism». Intuitively easy.
- Power-start: watch the Intro Video and Guide in Help Center
- Users improve Reputation by getting experienced and validated.
- Ask Telegram Bot to get quick Summary on any object.