glyoxylate cycle

id: GO:0006097
name: glyoxylate cycle
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A modification of the TCA cycle occurring in some plants and microorganisms, in which isocitrate is cleaved to glyoxylate and succinate. Glyoxylate can then react with acetyl-CoA to form malate.

Parent Functions

GO:0044262cellular carbohydrate metabolic process
GO:0046487glyoxylate metabolic process