alpha-ketoglutaric acid


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α-ketoglutaric acid

/α-ke·to·glu·tar·ic ac·id/ (-gloo-tar´ik) a metabolic intermediate involved in the tricarboxylic acid cycle, in amino acid metabolism, and in transamination reactions as an amino group acceptor.

α-ketoglutaric acid

2-oxoglutaric acid; intermediate of TCA cycle.