Kreb’s cycle mnemonic

Do you find it difficult to remember the Kreb’s cycle? Don’t worry, here’s a way that could help you easily recollect the names of the substrates.

Kreb’s cycle

Remember the line: Citrate Is Kreb’s Starting Substrate For Making Oxaloacetate!

Citrate– Citrate

Is– Isocitrate

Kreb’s– alpha Ketoglutarate

Starting– Succinyl CoA

Substrate -Succinate

For– Fumarate

Making– Malate

Oxaloacetate– Oxaloacetate


Other names of Kreb’s cycle are Citric acid cycle and TCA (Tricarboxylic acid cycle).


Hope that helped!

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