What Is Anabolism, What Does It Mean?July 1, 2021
Conversion of nutrients into protoplasm
Life science scholar Professor Michael Foster divided the process of metabolism into two and called catabolism the wear of the cells, and anabolism, the transformation of nutrients into protoplasm in order to repair this wear. This is a phenomenon of assimilation that the English philosopher Spencer called intégration. According to Foster, both biological processes operate in opposite directions to each other.