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Embden-Meyerhof pathway

/ (ˈɛmdənˈmaɪəˌhɒf) /
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noun

the metabolic reaction sequence in glycolysis by which glucose is converted to pyruvic acid with production of ATP

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Word Origin for Embden-Meyerhof pathway

C20: named after Gustav Embden (1874–1933) and Otto Meyerhof (1884–1951), German biochemists

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Embden-Meyerhof pathway
[ ĕmdən-mīər-hŏf′ ]

n.

The anaerobic metabolic pathway by which glucose, especially the glycogen in human muscle, is converted to lactic acid.
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