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by DZSB
Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:28 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Carbon rearrangement in the citrate to isocitrate step
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Carbon rearrangement in the citrate to isocitrate step

Q.[methyl -13C] Pyruvate was administered to isolated liver cels in the presence of sufficient malonate to block succinate dehydrogenase completely. After a time isocitrate was isolated and found to contain label in both the carbon 2 and carbon 5 positions – how do you explain this result? A. I have...