Biochemistry – MCQ 54 – Amino acid conversion to succinyl CoA

All of the following amino acids are converted to succinyl-CoA, except:
A. Methionine
B. lsoleucine
C. Valine
D. Histidine

Correct answer : D. Histidine

Amino acids which can be converted to succinyl CoA are:

  • Methionine
  • Valine
  • Isoleucine
  • Threonine

Histidine is converted into alpha ketoglutarate instead of succinyl CoA.

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