Definitions for pyruvate synthase
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pyruvate synthase
In enzymology, a pyruvate synthase is an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion of pyruvate and acetyl-CoA. It is also called pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase. The relevant equilibrium catalysed by PFOR is:+ The 3 substrates of this enzyme are pyruvate, CoA, and oxidized ferredoxin, whereas its 4 products are acetyl-CoA, CO2, reduced ferredoxin, and H+.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A ferredoxin-containing enzyme that catalyzes the COENZYME A-dependent oxidative decarboxylation of PYRUVATE to acetyl-COENZYME A and CARBON DIOXIDE.
Find a translation for the pyruvate synthase definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these pyruvate synthase definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"pyruvate synthase." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 28 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/pyruvate synthase>.