What Is Metabolism?

Metabolism often has a bad reputation, blamed for making people fat or unable to eat specific foods. The truth is metabolism is essential to maintain us alive, and so important that it defines what life itself is.What is metabolism? Metabolism, in a dictionary-like definition, is the combination of chemical …

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Human Samples

Human tissue samples traditionally came from people who had generously donated their bodies to research. Post-mortem samples have always been central to research, and remain so in the current age of advanced genetic and molecular biological techniques. However, brain samples are in short supply, and sometimes preservation methods may damage …

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