Definitions for pyruvate dehydrogenase complex

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pyruvate dehydrogenase complex

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  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)

Translation

Find a translation for the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these pyruvate dehydrogenase complex definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pyruvate dehydrogenase complex." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 28 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/pyruvate dehydrogenase complex>.

Are we missing a good definition for pyruvate dehydrogenase complex?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pyruvate dehydrogenase complex: