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Medical Term:

succinyl-coenzyme A

Pronunciation: suk'si-nil-ko-en'zim


The condensation product of succinic acid and CoA; one of the intermediates of the tricarboxylic acid cycle and a precursor in the synthesis of heme.

Synonym(s): active succinate, succinyl-CoA

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