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Medical Term:

lipothiamide pyrophosphate

Pronunciation: lip'o-thi'a-mid pi'ro-fos'fat


Name formerly given to the coenzymes of the multienzyme complex catalyzing the formation of acetyl-CoA from pyruvate and involving lipoamide and thiamin pyrophosphate, on the assumption that they were a single compound.

See: lipoic acid

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