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phosphoglyceraldehyde

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noun phos·pho·glyc·er·al·de·hyde \-ˌgli-sə-ˈral-də-ˌhīd\

Definition of phosphoglyceraldehyde

  1. :  a phosphate of glyceraldehyde C3H5O3(H2PO3) that is formed especially in anaerobic metabolism of carbohydrates by the splitting of a diphosphate of fructose



1941

First Known Use of phosphoglyceraldehyde

1941


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phosphoglyceraldehyde

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noun phos·pho·glyc·er·al·de·hyde \-ˌglis-ə-ˈral-də-ˌhīd\

Medical Definition of phosphoglyceraldehyde

  1. :  a phosphate of glyceraldehyde C3H5O3(H2PO3) that is formed especially in anaerobic metabolism of carbohydrates by the splitting of a diphosphate of fructose




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