Definition of Tricarboxylic 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.




Definition of Tricarboxylic acid cycle

1. Noun. (biochemistry) The Krebs cycle. ¹

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Medical Definition of Tricarboxylic acid cycle

1. The central feaure of oxidative metabolism. Cyclic reactions whereby acetyl CoA is oxidized to carbon dioxide providing reducing equivalents (NADH or FADH2) to power the electron transport chain. Also provides intermediates for biosynthetic processes. (16 Dec 1997)

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Literary usage of Tricarboxylic acid cycle

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1. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"... Sustained operations TBARS Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive Substances TBD To be determined TCA tricarboxylic acid cycle ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The concomitant increase in blood lactate was also in accord with the theory that there was inhibition of glucose oxidation in the tricarboxylic acid cycle. ..."

3. Rice: Nutrient Disorders & Nutrient Management by Achim Dobermann, Thomas Fairhurst (2000)
"TCA (tricarboxylic acid) cycle. Mn2+ catalyzes the formation of phosphatidic acid in phospholipid synthesis for cell membrane construction. ..."

4. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"Clearly, some conserved modules exist such as the ribosome and the tricarboxylic acid cycle. One method to search for modules involves looking for ..."

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