Medical Definition of Glycine-succinate cycle

1. A series of metabolic steps in which glycine is condensed with succinyl-CoA and is then oxidised to CO2 and H2O with regeneration of the succinyl-CoA; important in the synthesis of d-aminolevulinic acid and in the metabolism of red blood cells. Synonym: Shemin cycle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycine-succinate Cycle

glycides
glycidic
glycidol
glycidols
glycidyl
glycidyls
glycin
glycinal
glycinals
glycinamide ribonucleotide
glycinate
glycinates
glycine
glycine-rich beta-glycoprotein
glycine-rich beta-glycoproteinase
glycine-succinate cycle (current term)
glycine-tRNA ligase
glycine acyltransferase
glycine agents
glycine amidinotransferase
glycine betaine
glycine cleavage complex
glycine dehydrogenase
glycine hydroxymethyltransferase
glycine methyltransferase
glycine receptor
glycine reductase
glycine synthase
glycine transamidinase
glycinergic

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