Definition of Krebs citric acid cycle
1. Noun. In all plants and animals: a series of enzymatic reactions in mitochondria involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl compounds to produce high-energy phosphate compounds that are the source of cellular energy.
Group relationships: Metabolic Process, Metabolism
Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process
Terms within: Oxidative Phosphorylation
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1. Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and by Joseph S. Fruton (1990)
"... has come to be known as the Krebs citric acid cycle.139 Another junior member of the Hofmeister group who made outstanding contributions to the study of ..."
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