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Biochemistry ABC Enzymes in Biochemisty - Mnemonic

USMLE Step 1 questions frequently ask about these very high yield three enzymes.
They are called ABC enzymes as they all need
Carbon Dioxide

These three enzymes are all carboxylases:

  • Pyruvate Carboxylase
  • Propionyl Co-A Carboxylase
  • Acetyl Co-A Carboxylase
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