biochemstry

Which of the following substances serves as an intermediate through which all cellular energy sources are interconvertible?

acetyl CoA
glucose
pyruvate
citrate

asked by jeff
  1. Interconvertible, like fructose to glucose to glycogen to fat back to glucose? What does pyruvate do?

    posted by bobpursley
  2. pyruvate

    posted by sherri
  3. Look at biochem testbook. "Acetal CoA is a cental character in the cellular metabolism... [through which] all the energy sources (fats, proteins, and carbohydrates) are interconvertible".

    Acetyl CoA is the correct answer.

    posted by Mark
  4. Acetyl CoA is the answer according to the book, pg 741.

    posted by Leigh

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