succinyl-coenzyme A

suc·ci·nyl-co·en·zyme A

(sŭk'si-nil-kō-en'zīm),
The condensation product of succinic acid and CoA; one of the intermediates of the tricarboxylic acid cycle and a precursor in the synthesis of heme.

suc·ci·nyl-co·en·zyme A

(sŭk'si-nil-kō-en'zīm)
The condensation product of succinic acid and CoA; one of the intermediates of the tricarboxylic acid cycle and a precursor in the synthesis of heme.
Synonym(s): succinyl-CoA.
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They concluded that cyanobacteria lacked the ability to make one enzyme, called 2-oxoglutarate dehydrogenase, and that this missing enzyme rendered the bacteria unable to produce a compound -- called succinyl-coenzyme A -- for the next step in the TCA cycle.