Definition of acetyl coenzyme A in English:

acetyl coenzyme A

Line breaks: acetyl co|en¦zyme A

noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • The acetyl ester of coenzyme A, involved as an acetylating agent in many biochemical processes.
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    • Coenzyme A, acetyl coenzyme A, coenzyme Q10 and NADH - along with B vitamins - are all absolutely necessary for our bodies to produce energy and maintain life.
    • OAS is generated by serine acetyltransferase in a reaction catalysed from serine and acetyl coenzyme A.
    • The acetate group of acetyl coenzyme A combines with a four-carbon molecule to form a six-carbon molecule.

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