citrate synthase

noun

Medical Definition of citrate synthase

: an enzyme that catalyzes condensation of acetyl coenzyme A with oxaloacetate to form citric acid in the Krebs cycle

called also citrogenase

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“Citrate synthase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/citrate%20synthase. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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