The hydrolysis of acetyl CoA yields citrate and CoASH from Oxaloacetate. The product formation of the reaction would require the need for water as this is a hydrolysis reaction.
The ΔGº values for the two reaction shows below are given:
Oxaloacetate + actyl CoA + H2O → citrate + CoASH (ΔGº=-32.2 kJ/mol; enzyme: citrate synthase)
Oxaloacetate + acetate → citrate (ΔGº = -1.9 kJ/mol; enzyme: citratesynthase)
Write the advanced hydrolysis reaction for acetyl CoA.
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