Last Updated: September 28, 2022

Oxaloacetate is an intermediate of the Kreb's cycle that binds to acetyl-CoA in the formation of citrate. A depletion of oxaloacetate relative to acetyl-CoA is the key step for the production of ketone bodies within the liver.

Oxaloacetate is most often used for

What else is Oxaloacetate known as?
Note that Oxaloacetate is also known as:
  • OAA
  • 3-carboxy-3-oxopropanoic acid

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