citric acid cycle

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in all plants and animals: a series of enzymatic reactions in mitochondria involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl compounds to produce high-energy phosphate compounds that are the source of cellular energy

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For example, another interesting potential application of metabolomic studies of carbohydrate metabolism to alcohol research is based on observations suggesting that breakdown products of glucose that are generated during the citric acid cycle (see sidebar figure, p.
In depth knowledge of human chemistry helps to create new products that present minimum risk," says Yaaparra director Goeran Ulin, "Like our bio mimetic fire retardant chemical that is inspired by the citric acid cycle (Krebs cycle) in human metabolism.
Wachtershauser focuses on the heart of modern metabolism, the citric acid cycle.
Succinic, malic, and citric acids are all derived from either plant or microbial intermediates of the citric acid cycle and it is interesting that only succinic acid was found in soil solutions under the LL rotation.
Fluoroacetate poisons by shutting down the ATP producing citric acid cycle in the mitochondria of animalian cells.