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Embden-Meyerhof pathway

/ˈɛmdənˈmaɪəˌhɒf/
noun
1.
the metabolic reaction sequence in glycolysis by which glucose is converted to pyruvic acid with production of ATP
Word Origin
C20: named after Gustav Embden (1874–1933) and Otto Meyerhof (1884–1951), German biochemists
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Embden-Meyerhof pathway Emb·den-Mey·er·hof pathway (ěm'dən-mī'ər-hŏf')
n.
The anaerobic metabolic pathway by which glucose, especially the glycogen in human muscle, is converted to lactic acid.

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