oxidative decarboxylation


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ox·i·da·tive de·car·box·yl·a·tion

decarboxylation requiring the participation of coenzymes such as NAD+, NADP+, FAD, or FMN.

oxidative decarboxylation

a decarboxylation (removal of CO2 from an organic carboxyl group) that also involves oxidation.
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This subsequently causes reduction of the oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate resulting in decreased utilization of oxygen and glucose.

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