Oxoglutarate | definition of Oxoglutarate by Medical dictionary
alpha-ketoglutaric acid (redirected from Oxoglutarate)
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.
2-oxoglutaric acid; intermediate of TCA cycle.
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The addition of TMZ to the cardioplegic solution partially protected oxoglutarate
(and succinate) mitochondrial respiration and induced an increase in Ca2+ triggered NADH formation.