Active carbon dioxide

Active carbon dioxide

Activated carbon dioxide, a complex of N-carboxybiotin (biotin _ CO2) and an enzyme; the form in which carbon dioxide is added to other molecules in carboxylations; e.g., to methylcrotonyl-CoA to form beta-methylglutaconyl in the catabolism of leucine, and to acetyl-coa to form malonyl-coa.

See: acetyl-coa carboxylase.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Active_carbon_dioxide&oldid=38713"
First | Previous (Active biomass) | Next (Active caries) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.