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3: The Citric Acid Cycle

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  • Thumbnail: Fumarase (or fumarate hydratase) is an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible hydration/dehydration of fumarate to malate. The seventh step of the Citric Acid Cyle is performed by fumarase, which adds a water to the molecule and gets it ready for the last step.