Citric acid cycle

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Owerview o the citric acid cycle

The citric acid cycle (CAC) – an aw kent as the TCA cycle (tricarboxylic acid cycle) or the Krebs cycle[1][2] – is a series o chemical reactions uised bi aw aerobic organisms tae release stored energy throu the oxidation o acetyl-CoA derived frae carbohydrates, fats, an proteins intae adenosine triphosphate (ATP) an carbon dioxide.

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  1. Lowenstein JM (1969). Methods in Enzymology, Volume 13: Citric Acid Cycle. Boston: Academic Press. ISBN 0-12-181870-5. 
  2. Kay J, Weitzman PD (1987). Krebs' citric acid cycle: half a century and still turning. London: Biochemical Society. p. 25. ISBN 0-904498-22-0.