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Table 23-1
METABOLIC FATE OF PYRUVATE
O
II
CH3—
c —
coo-
REACTION
ENZYME
PRODUCT
Transamination
Alanine
Transaminase
NHÎ
1
CH3— CH —
coo-
Alanine
Carboxylation
Pyruvate
Carboxylase
O
II
-ooc
— C — CH2 —
coo-
Oxalocetate
Decarboxylation
Pyruvate
Dehydrogenase
0
II
CH3— C — SCoA
Acetyl-CoA
Gluconcogcncsis
Many
CH2-OH
OH
OH
Glucose
Reduction
Lactate
Dehydrogenase
OH
1
CH3— CH —
coo-
Laclatc
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