Definition of tricarboxylic acid cycle in English:

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tricarboxylic acid cycle

Pronunciation: /ˌtrīkärbäkˌsilik ˈasəd ˌsīk(ə)l/


Another term for Krebs cycle.
Example sentences
  • The succinate dehydrogenase complex (complex II) plays a role in both the tricarboxylic acid cycle and electron transfer to ubiquinone.
  • Recent experimental data clearly support the existence of metabolons especially for the Krebs tricarboxylic acid cycle.
  • Urinary citrate is mainly derived endogenously through the tricarboxylic acid cycle and is excreted by renal tubular cells.

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Syllabification: tri·car·box·yl·ic ac·id cy·cle

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