What is α-ketoglutaric acid?

CAS No.: 328-50-7

Molecular Formula: C5H6O5

Molecular weight:146.10

α-Ketoglutaric acid is a keto acid of the Krebs aeon that is adapted to succinate through the activity of the thiamine pyrophosphate (TPP) -dependent enzyme, α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase. α-Ketoglutaric acid is aswell affiliated to glutamic acid metabolism through the pyridoxal 5´-phosphate-dependent transamination reaction. The α-ketoglutarate:glutamate arrangement is about angled afterwards comestible vitamin B-6 restriction, suggesting that the arrangement may serve as a anatomic brand of vitamin B6 status.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s