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2,3-diphosphoglycerate in Medicine

2,3-diphosphoglycerate

(dī-fŏs′fō-glĭsə-rāt′)
n.
  1. An isomer of 1,3-diphosphoglycerate that occurs in red blood cells and is essential to the normal functioning of hemoglobin.
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