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- noun A series of enzymatic reactions in aerobic organisms involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl units and producing high-energy phosphate compounds, which serve as the main source of cellular energy.
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- noun biochemistry A
seriesof enzymatic reactionsthat occursin all aerobic organisms; it involvesthe oxidative metabolismof acetyl units, and servesas the main sourceof cellular energy.
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- noun in all plants and animals: a series of enzymatic reactions in mitochondria involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl compounds to produce high-energy phosphate compounds that are the source of cellular energy
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[After Sir Hans Adolf Krebs.]
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For Hans Adolf Krebs German biochemist.
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