succinyl CoA

succinyl CoA

/suc·ci·nyl CoA/ (suk´sĭ-nil ko-a´) a high-energy intermediate formed in the tricarboxylic acid cycle from α-ketoglutaric acid; it is also a precursor in the synthesis of porphyrins.
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12] is essential for the conversion of L-methylmalonyl coenzyme A (CoA) to succinyl CoA (see below).
Finally, adenosyl cobalamin is essential for the conversion of L-methylmalonyl CoA to succinyl CoA.
12] deficiency is present, there is decreased conversion of L-methylmalonyl CoA to succinyl CoA (Figure 2).