HyperDic: tricarboxylic_acid_cycle

English > 1 sense of the expression tricarboxylic acid cycle:
NOUNprocesstricarboxylic acid cycle, Krebs cycle, Krebs citric acid cycle, citric acid cyclein all plants and animals
English > tricarboxylic acid cycle: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningIn 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.
SynonymsKrebs cycle, Krebs citric acid cycle, citric acid cycle
Part ofmetabolism, metabolic processThe organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
Partsoxidative phosphorylationAn enzymatic process in cell metabolism that synthesizes ATP from ADP
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms

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