Definition of tricarboxylic acid cycle in English:

tricarboxylic acid cycle

Pronunciation /ˌtrīkärbäkˌsilik ˈasəd ˌsīk(ə)l/ /ˌtraɪkɑrbɑkˌsɪlɪk ˈæsəd ˌsaɪk(ə)l/

noun

another term for Krebs cycle
‘The succinate dehydrogenase complex (complex II) plays a role in both the tricarboxylic acid cycle and electron transfer to ubiquinone.’
  • ‘Recent experimental data clearly support the existence of metabolons especially for the Krebs tricarboxylic acid cycle.’
  • ‘Urinary citrate is mainly derived endogenously through the tricarboxylic acid cycle and is excreted by renal tubular cells.’
  • ‘Expression of the mitochondrial tricarboxylic acid cycle genes also showed little change and those with significant differences in the pho3 mutant were increased.’
  • ‘These include catabolism and biosynthesis of aspartate, conversion of tricarboxylic acid cycle intermediates to amino acids and the assimilation of fixed nitrogen into asparagine in amide exporting nodules.’