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Citric Acid Cycle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Citric Acid Cycle
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.165
G03.295.342
G03.493.170
Unique ID
D002952
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002952
Scope Note
A series of oxidative reactions in the breakdown of acetyl units derived from GLUCOSE; FATTY ACIDS; or AMINO ACIDS by means of tricarboxylic acid intermediates. The end products are CARBON DIOXIDE, water, and energy in the form of phosphate bonds.
Entry Term(s)
Krebs Cycle
Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle
NLM Classification #
QU 98
Public MeSH Note
85; was KREBS CYCLE 1963-84
Online Note
use CITRIC ACID CYCLE to search KREBS CYCLE 1966-84
History Note
85; was KREBS CYCLE 1963-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/02
Citric Acid Cycle Preferred
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