2,3-diphosphoglycerate

[ dī-fŏs′fō-glĭsə-rāt′ ]

n.

An isomer of 1,3-diphosphoglycerate that occurs in red blood cells and is essential to the normal functioning of hemoglobin.

Nearby words

  1. 17-oxosteroid,
  2. 1776,
  3. 1914 to 1918,
  4. 1939 to 1945,
  5. 1984,
  6. 2,4-d,
  7. 2,5-dimethoxy-4-methylamphetamine,
  8. 2,6-dichlorobenzonitrile,
  9. 2-naphthol,
  10. 2-phenoxyethanol


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