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