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    can both enter the krebs cycle directly, or can only keto acids enter the krebs cycles?
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    amino group has to be removed first

    amino becomes ammonia becomes urea
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    (Original post by seamuskatt)
    amino group has to be removed first

    amino becomes ammonia becomes urea
    But can some amino acids enter krebs cycle directly, I'm confused my book says they can: 'some can be converted to pyruvate or to acetate and be carried to krebs cycle, some can enter krebs cycle directly'.
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    the short answer is No

    but...
 
 
 
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