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alpha–ketoglutaric acid

noun al·pha–ke·to·glu·tar·ic acid

Medical Definition of alpha–ketoglutaric acid

  1. :  the alpha keto isomer of ketoglutaric acid formed in various metabolic processes (as the Krebs cycle)



Variants of alpha–ketoglutaric acid

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α–ketoglutaric acid

\-ˌkēt-ō-glü-ˌtar-ik-\play

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