Coenzyme A

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Coenzyme A

Description

Coenzyme A is a coenzyme playing an essential role in the tricarboxylic acid cycle (oxidation of pyruvate to acetyl-CoA) and fatty acid oxidation. CoA is a thiol that reacts with carboxylic acids to form CoA-activated thioesters.

Abbreviation: CoA



MitoPedia topics: Enzyme