Definitions for pyruvate synthase

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

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. Pyruvate Synthase

    A ferredoxin-containing enzyme that catalyzes the COENZYME A-dependent oxidative decarboxylation of PYRUVATE to acetyl-COENZYME A and CARBON DIOXIDE.

Translation

Find a translation for the pyruvate synthase definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these pyruvate synthase definitions with the community:


Citation

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

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pyruvate synthase." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/pyruvate synthase>.

Are we missing a good definition for pyruvate synthase?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pyruvate synthase: