Isocitrate

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Isocitrate

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isocitrate

isocitrate, C6H5O7-3, is a tricarboxylic acid trianion, intermediate of the TCA cycle, obtained by isomerization of citrate. The process is catalyzed by aconitase, forming the enzyme-bound intermediate cis-aconitate.


Reference: Gnaiger 2020 BEC MitoPathways

Communicated by Cecatto Cristiane last update 2020-10-13.

MitoPedia topics: Substrate and metabolite