Table 2.

Maximal activities of malic enzyme, citrate synthase, α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase, and fumarase in cultured cerebellar granule cells and astrocytes, and in rat striatum

Malic enzymeCitrate synthaseα-Ketoglutarate dehydrogenaseFumarase
CarboxylatingDecarboxylating
Granule cells35 ± 514 ± 3880 ± 605.9 ± 1.7720 ± 80
Astrocytes10 ± 2*37 ± 5*420 ± 40*7.6 ± 0.4230 ± 40*
Rat striatum7.2 ± 1.233.7 ± 5.5685 ± 6811.8 ± 0.9141 ± 24
  • Values are nmol/mg protein × min−1, mean ± SEM. *Different from values in cerebellar granule cells; p < 0.005, Student's t test.