citric acid cycle

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citric acid cycle

citric acid cycle

n
(Biochemistry) another name for Krebs cycle

Krebs′ cy`cle


n.
the metabolic sequence of enzyme-driven reactions by which carbohydrates, proteins, and fatty acids produce carbon dioxide, water, and ATP.
[1940–45; after H. A. Krebs]

citric acid cycle

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Noun1.citric acid cycle - 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
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
oxidative phosphorylation - an enzymatic process in cell metabolism that synthesizes ATP from ADP
Translations
Zitronensäurezyklus
クエン酸回路
citronsyracykel
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According to these parameters, there were six potential target pathways (phenylalanine, tyrosine and tryptophan biosynthesis, citrate cycle (TCA cycle or Krebs cycle), phenylalanine metabolism, valine, leucine and isoleucine biosynthesis, glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism, and tyrosine metabolism) found to be active in the period of model establishment (Figure 7(a); Table S1).
The top 7 metabolic pathways included beta-alanine metabolism (Figure 6(a)), glycerolipid metabolism (Figure 6(b)), alanine, aspartate, and glutamate metabolism (Figure 6(c)), glycine, serine, and threonine metabolism (Figure 6(d)), pyruvate metabolism (Figure 6(e)), citrate cycle (TCA cycle) (Figure 6(f)), and inositol phosphate metabolism (Figure 6(g)).