glyoxylic acid cycle(redirected from Krebs-Kornberg cycle)
gly·ox·yl·ic ac·id cy·cle
a catabolic cycle in plants and microorganisms like that of the tricarboxylic acid cycle in animals; its key reaction is the condensation of acetyl-CoA with glyoxylic acid to malic acid (analogous to the condensation of acetyl-CoA and oxaloacetic acid to form citric acid in the tricarboxylic acid cycle).
Synonym(s): Krebs-Kornberg cycle
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