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a•ce•tyl-co•en•zyme A

Pronunciation: (u-sēt'l-kō-en'zīm, u-set'-, as'i-tl-), [key]
n. Biochem.
the acetylated form of coenzyme A, formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and protein in animal metabolism. Also called a•ce•tyl-CoA Pronunciation: (u-sēt'l-kō'ā', u-set"-, as'i-tl-). [key]

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