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  1. Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

    A multienzyme complex responsible for the formation of ACETYL COENZYME A from pyruvate. The enzyme components are PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE (LIPOAMIDE); dihydrolipoamide acetyltransferase; and LIPOAMIDE DEHYDROGENASE. Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex is subject to three types of control: inhibited by acetyl-CoA and NADH; influenced by the energy state of the cell; and inhibited when a specific serine residue in the pyruvate decarboxylase is phosphorylated by ATP. PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE (LIPOAMIDE)-PHOSPHATASE catalyzes reactivation of the complex. (From Concise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3rd ed)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pyruvate dehydrogenase complex in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pyruvate dehydrogenase complex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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