3. Integration of Metabolism 1: Energy

  1. Dr Susan A Lanham-New2,
  2. Professor Ian A Macdonald3 and
  3. Associate Professor Helen M Roche4
  1. Dr Xavier M Leverve

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327779.ch3

Nutrition and Metabolism, Second Edition

Nutrition and Metabolism, Second Edition

How to Cite

Leverve, X. M. (2010) Integration of Metabolism 1: Energy, in Nutrition and Metabolism, Second Edition (eds S. A. Lanham-New, I. A. Macdonald and H. M. Roche), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327779.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  2. 3

    University of Nottingham, UK

  3. 4

    University College Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. Boenergetique Fonamentale et Appliquee, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168083

Online ISBN: 9781444327779



  • metabolism 1 - integration and energy;
  • energy metabolism - body obtaining and spending energy from food;
  • mitochondrion, key cellular organelle - in energy metabolism;
  • chemical energy in nutrients (redox energy) - into adenosine triphosphate (ATP);
  • life, succession of transfers - obeying second law of thermodynamics;
  • energy metabolism at cellular level - and thermodynamics;
  • cellular and mitochondrial aerobic energy metabolism;
  • macronutrients, carbohydrates, amino acids and fatty acids - and pathway catabolisation;
  • enzyme regulation - of oxidative phosphorylation pathway;
  • mitochondrial metabolism and cell signalling


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Energy metabolism at the cellular level

  • Energy metabolism in the body as a whole

  • Perspectives on the future

  • Notes

  • Further reading