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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A compound, C25H38N7O17P3S, that functions as a coenzyme in many biological acetylation reactions and is formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Also called acetyl-coA.


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