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Term:glycerophosphate shuttle
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Accession:GO:0006127 term browser browse the term
Definition:The process of transferring reducing equivalents from the cytosol into the mitochondria; NADH is used to synthesise glycerol 3-phosphate in the cytosol; this compound is then transported into the mitochondria where it is converted to dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP) using FAD; DHAP then returns to the cytosol to complete the cycle.
Synonyms:xref: MetaCyc:PWY-6118

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Gpd1 glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase 1 acts_upstream_of_or_within
(MGI:1927687|PMID:11147825) MGI
PMID:11147825 GO_REF:0000107 MGI:1927687 NCBI chrNW_004936512:7,762,325...7,770,007 JBrowse link

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  biological_process 14973
    metabolic process 9446
      NADH metabolic process 35
        NADH oxidation 4
          glycerophosphate shuttle 1
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  biological_process 14973
    cellular process 13961
      cellular metabolic process 7935
        generation of precursor metabolites and energy 412
          energy derivation by oxidation of organic compounds 290
            cellular respiration 203
              respiratory electron transport chain 87
                glycerophosphate shuttle 1
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