Figure 23.30. Tryptophan Degradation.

Figure 23.30Tryptophan Degradation

The pathway for the conversion of tryptophan into alanine and acetoacetate.

From: Section 23.5, Carbon Atoms of Degraded Amino Acids Emerge as Major Metabolic Intermediates

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Biochemistry. 5th edition.
Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer L.
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