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18.6: Precursor Metabolites: Linking Catabolic and Anabolic Pathways

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    Learning Objectives

    1. Define precursor metabolites and indicate their importance in metabolism.
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    Figure \(\PageIndex{18}\).6.1: Integration of Metabolism - Precursor Metabolites. Carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids can be used as energy sources; metabolites involved in energy production can be used to synthesize carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and cellular structures.

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