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Pertaining to an oxidised molecule which has had hydrogen removed from it.dehydrogenation

The removal of one or more hydrogen ions or protons from a molecule. This can be done by a dehydrogenase enzyme.

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Oxydative Decarbocillation

... to produce a-ketoglutarate (CO2 and NADH by-products). This is catalyzed by the Isocitrate dehydrogenase enzyme.The reaction involves dehydrogenation to Oxalosuccinate, an unstable intermediate which spontaneously decarboxylates to give a-Ketoglutarate. Then in step 4 the a-ketoglutarate ...

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by b_d_41501
Thu Jun 02, 2005 7:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Oxydative Decarbocillation
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