This is an enzyme that acts in the alpha-ketoglutarate pathway, an intermediate pathway in the Krebs cycle in which amino acid derivatives enter the cycle. Alpha ketoglutarate dehydrogenase serves to convert NADH + succinyl-CoA + CO2 into alpha-ketoglutarate + CoA + NAD+.

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