Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct for Metabolsim ?
A. It is the sum total of all physical reactions taking place inside a living system.
B. All plants, animals, fungi and microbes exhibit metabolism.
C. Isolated metabolic reactions in-vitro are not living but are living reactions.
D. All of the above
Correct Answer : B.
Metabolism is defined as the sum total of all the chemical reactions occurring in our body. All plants, animals, fungi and microbes exhibit metabolism. Isolated metabolic reactions in vitro are not living things but are living reactions.