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acetyl coenzyme A

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acetic acid

acetic acid  

(ă-see-tik)the acid that is present in vinegar. It is used in the preparation of astringent and antiseptic medicines and in urine testing. Formula: CH3COOH.
active acetate

active acetate  

(formerly) an alternative name for acetyl coenzyme A.
coenzyme A

coenzyme A  

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A nucleotide containing pantothenic acid, which is an important coenzyme in the Krebs cycle and in the metabolism of fatty acids.
fatty-acid oxidation

fatty-acid oxidation  

The metabolic pathway in which fats are metabolized to release energy. Fatty-acid oxidation occurs continually but does not become a major source of energy until the animal's carbohydrate resources ...
Krebs cycle

Krebs cycle  

A synonym for the citric acid cycle (q.v.). It was named to honor Hans Adolph Krebs, the biochemist who discovered it. See Chronology, 1937, Krebs.

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