thiamine pyrophosphate

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thiamine pyrophosphate - a coenzyme important in respiration in the Krebs cycle
coenzyme - a small molecule (not a protein but sometimes a vitamin) essential for the activity of some enzymes
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The enzyme PDH requires cofactor thiamine pyrophosphate.
Thiamine pyrophosphate and pyridoxamine inhibit the formation of antigenic advanced glycation end-products: comparison with aminoguanidine.
One can measure thiamine and thiamine pyrophosphate (TPP), the active form of thiamine, before initiating therapy.