PROTEIN METABOLISM

The manufacture and breakdown of proteins. Proteins are broken down into amino acids as part of the basic turnover of cell proteins and elimination of peptides.

PROTEIN METABOLISM: "Simple put, protein metabolism is essential to the maintenance of life functions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROTEIN METABOLISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/protein-metabolism/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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