Anabolism

set of metabolic pathways that construct molecules from smaller units

Anabolism is the set of metabolic pathways that build molecules from smaller units.[1] Enzymes take little molecules and stick them together to make bigger molecules. Some of these enzymes are anabolic steroids.

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  1. de Bolster M.W.G. (1997). "Glossary of terms used in bioinorganic chemistry: Anabolism". International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. Retrieved 2007-10-30.