Studies of intermediary metabolism in germinating pea cotyledons. The pathway of ethanol metabolism and the role of the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

  title={Studies of intermediary metabolism in germinating pea cotyledons. The pathway of ethanol metabolism and the role of the tricarboxylic acid cycle.},
  author={D. S. Cameron and E. Cossins},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  volume={105 1},
1. The pathway of ethanol metabolism in cotyledons of 3-day-old pea seedlings has been examined by incubating tissue slices with [1-(14)C]ethanol and [2-(14)C]ethanol for periods up to 1hr. 2. Ethanol was rapidly incorporated into citrate and glutamate but relatively small amounts of (14)C were present in the evolved carbon dioxide even after 1hr. of ethanol metabolism. 3. Similar data were obtained from experiments in which [1,2-(14)C(2)]acetaldehyde and [(14)C]acetate were supplied. 4. The… Expand
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