alpha-amino-beta-ketoadipic acid

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α-a·mi·no-β-ke·to·a·dip·ic ac·id

(ă-mē'nō-ke'tō-ă-dip'ik as'id),
An intermediate of porphobilinogen synthesis formed by δ-aminolevulinate synthase from succinyl-CoA and glycine; it rapidly decarboxylates to δ-aminolevulinic acid.