[ al-fuh-kee-toh-gloo-tar-ik, al-fuh-kee- ]
/ ˈæl fəˈki toʊ gluˈtær ɪk, ˌæl fəˌki- /
a dibasic keto acid, C5H6O5, that occurs as an intermediate in the Krebs' cycle and in protein metabolism.
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