(= a-ketoglutarate)
Intermediate of the tricarboxylic acid cycle, also formed by deamination of glutamate.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • ketoglutarate — ke·to·glu·ta·rate …   English syllables

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  • Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate — Histidine tryptophan ketoglutarate, or Custodiol HTK solution is a high flow, low potassium preservation solution used for organ transplantation. HTK solution is intended for perfusion and flushing of donor liver kidney, heart, lung and pancreas… …   Wikipedia

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  • Creatine-alpha ketoglutarate — is a salt formed from alpha ketoglutaric acid (AKG) and creatine. It is sold as a fitness supplement; however, its effects are experimentally unproven.[1] References ^ Incledon, T; Kreider, RB (2000). Creatine alpha ketoglutarate is… …   Wikipedia

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