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Acetyl Coenzyme A

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Acetyl coenzyme a

coenzyme a (coa, CoASH, or HSCoA) is a coenzyme, notable for its role in the synthesis and oxidization of fatty acids, and the oxidation of pyruvate in the citric Acid Cycle. It is adapted from β-mercaptoethylamine, panthothenate and adenosine Triphosphate.

-- 01:07, 27 july 2006 (MDT)