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Medical Term:

thiamin pyrophosphate

 

Definition: the diphosphoric ester of thiamin, a coenzyme of several (de)carboxylases, transketolases, and a-oxoacid dehydrogenases.

Synonym(s): aneurine pyrophosphate, cocarboxylase, diphosphothiamin

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