oxo acid

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oxo acid

(ˈɒksəʊ)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for oxyacid
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BCKD-Branched Chain Alpha Keto Acid dehydrogenase complex, MSUD-Maple Syrup Urine Disease
The increased activities of ASAT and ALAT (Tables I-II) shown in this study indicate that there may be an active transamination of amino acids possibly to provide keto acid in the Krebs cycle.
One would expect that if 4-HPP was present in the tissues, reduction of a considerable amount of keto acid to 4-HPL by lactic acid dehydrogenase (11) and/or aromatic [alpha]-keto acid reductase (12,13) would take place.
The UV kinetic method based on the reference method of International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (Bergmeyer 1985) in which both SGPT and SGOT were assessed on the basis of enzyme coupled system where keto acid formed by the aminotransferase reacts in a system using NADH.
Although a variety of compounds like alcohol ]3, 4], hydroxy acids [5, 6], acid [7], aldehyde [8], ketones [9, 10], benzaldehyde [11], amino acids [12, 13], keto acid [14] etc.
Depleted tissue stores of TPP and thiamin deficiency are interconnected, and in animal studies thiamin deficiency is correlated with large reductions in the level of mitochondrial, plasma and liver TPP, resulting in a major influence on the activities of the keto acid dehydrogenase complexes.
Enzymes in the bacterium encourage one particular keto acid - a precursor to an amino acid - to undergo an "elongation cycle", increasing its carbon content.