Acetyl CoA

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Acetyl CoA (Acetyl-Coenzyme A) definition

One of the starting compounds for the Krebs cycle. (Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology)

A molecule made of acetic acid and coenzyme A that is energy-rich; it is produced by many catabolic pathways and is the substrate for the tricarboxylic acid cycle, fatty acid biosynthesis, and other pathways. (Prescott’s Microbiology)