Embden-Meyerhof pathway


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

Word Origin for Embden-Meyerhof pathway

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

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Medicine definitions for embden-meyerhof pathway

Embden-Meyerhof pathway



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

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