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Malate synthase

Malate synthase

(Science: enzyme) An important enzyme in the glyoxylic acid cycle which reversibly catalyses the synthesis of l-malate from acetyl-coa and glyoxylate.

chemical name: L-Malate glyoxylate-lyase (CoA-acetylating)

registry number: EC 4.1.3.2


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Re: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration

... cycle a single water molecule is consumed in converting fumarate into malate. This gives you one water molecule consumed per acetyl Co A or two ... reaction of acetylCoA plus oxaloacteate to form citrate via citrate synthase that a single water molecule is consumed. That is one additional ...

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