Definition of Terms

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Gluconeogenesis

A metabolic pathway that results in the generation of glucose from certain non-carbohydrate carbon substrates.

Glycolysis

Breakdown of glucose sugar and is responsible for oxidizing glucose in order to produce ATP (energy) for the cell.

Urea Cycle

A cycle of biochemical reactions that produces urea from ammonia

Metabolism of Galactose
Conversion of galactose into glucose. Galactose is a simple sugar which belongs to carbohydrates  

Metabolism of NAD/NADH nucleotides
NAD is a coenzyme found in all living things. NADH plays a key role in the production of energy through redox reactions, including those in glycolysis and most of the reactions in the citric acid cycle of cellular respiration.

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