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  • noun Plural form of metabolite.


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  • The distinction between components and inclusions, between organized body substances and chemical metabolites is hard to define and results definite to some extent can only be expected on the basis of careful histological appraisal and comparative study.

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture

  • DDE and DDD, in turn, break down to other substances (called metabolites).

    Public Health Statement for DDT, DDE, and DDD

  • The chemicals, known as metabolites, represent the ingredients of life just as the human genome represents the blueprint of life.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Researchers tested the urine of pregnant women for traces of pesticide byproducts, called metabolites.

    NPR Topics: News

  • The mothers with the highest levels of by-products known as metabolites had children whose IQs at age 7 were seven points lower, on average, than the children whose mothers had the lowest levels of exposure.

    The Full Feed from

  • Measuring chemical "fingerprints" known as metabolites will even show if someone has eaten red, white or processed meat, they say.

    BBC News - Home

  • The study, involving 2,000 women, published in the journal Hypertension, found that high levels of a combination of 14 chemicals called metabolites in the blood of women tested at around 15 - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Mabury says some of the products, known as metabolites, are known to be "reactive", meaning they pose cancer risks. - Home Page

  • Contaminant byproducts, also known as metabolites, regularly make their way out of water treatment plants back into natural waters.

    Information Liberation

  • A better understanding of these fat-burning molecules, called metabolites, may not only boost athletic performance, but help prevent or treat chronic illnesses such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease by correcting metabolite deficiencies, the researchers said.

    Medlogs - Recent stories


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