2-oxoglutaric acid

α-ke·to·glu·tar·am·ic ac·id

(kē'tō-glū-tār'am-ik as'id),
A metabolite of glutamine formed by the action of glutamine aminotransferase; elevated in certain cases of hepatocoma.
Synonym(s): 2-oxoglutaric acid

2-oxoglutaric acid

a metabolic intermediate involved in the tricaboxylic acid cycle, in amino acid metabolism, and as an amino group acceptor in transamination reactions. Called also α-ketoglutaric acid.
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NIPAM, AA, N,N,N',N'-tctramethylethylencdiamine (TEMED), Ammonium persulfate (APS), 2-oxoglutaric acid and BIS were supplied by Sinopharm Chemical Reagent.
Nine a-keto acids: glyoxylic acid (GA), pyruvic acid (PYR), 2- oxobutyric acid (KB), 3-methyl-2-oxobutyric acid (MKBA), 3-methyl-2-oxovaleric acid (K3MVA), 2-oxoglutaric acid (KG), 4-methyl-2-oxovaleric acid (K4MVA), 2-oxohexanoic acid (KHA) and phenylpyruvic acid (PPY) were derivatized with (NPD) at pH 3 and separated on a Zorbax 300 SB-C18 HPLC column (4.
in serum and urine has been eliminated with the glutamate dehydrogenase and 2-oxoglutaric acid before addition of urease.