Acetyl CoA

July 30, 2005 by  
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Acetyl CoA is an intermediate product in the production of energy. It can be formed from pyruvate (which in turn is formed from glucose or glycerol), or from fats or some of the amino acids. It enters the Krebs cycle where its energy is released by oxidation.

Also see Energy production

Information compiled by Linda Lazarides
Naturopathic Nutritionist, Author, Educator

Linda Lazarides is Course Director of the School of Modern Naturopathy and author of eight books on health, nutrition and naturopathy.

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