Refer to the given reaction alpha-Ketoglutaric acid +NH_(4)^(+)+N | Filo
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Refer to the given reaction
-Ketoglutaric acid is represents

  1. oxidative amination
  2. reductive amination
  3. transamination
  4. deamination
Solution: Answer: BSolution: The given reaction shows reductive amonation. In the presence of dehydrogenase (e.g., glutamate dehydrogenase, aspartate dehydrogenase) and a reduced coenzyme (NADH or NADPH), ammonia can directly combine with a keto organic acid like - ketoglutaric acid or oxaloacetic acid to form amino acids.
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