Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to ketoglutaric acid or its derivatives

Etymologies

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From ketone + glutaric

Examples

  • It has included the biological functions of vitamin B1, oxidative phosphorylation, the reductive carboxylation of ketoglutaric and pyruvic acids, the photochemical reduction of pyridine nucleotides in photosynthesis, condensing enzyme - which is the key enzyme of the Krebs citric acid cycle, polynucleotide phosphorylase and the genetic code.

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