thiamine pyrophosphate


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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
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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.