succinyl-CoA synthetase

(redirected from succinic thiokinase)

suc·ci·nyl-CoA syn·the·tase

1. a ligase reversibly reacting succinate and CoA with ATP to produce ADP, inorganic phosphate, and succinyl-CoA;
2. a similar synthetase, but one able to use itaconate as well as succinate and GTP (or ITP) in place of ATP; a part of the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
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