acetyl co-enzyme A

Abbreviation: acetyl CoA
A compound formed in the mitochondria when an acetyl group (CH3CO-) - derived from breakdown of fats, proteins, or carbohydrates - combines with the thiol group (-SH) of co-enzyme A.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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