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2,3–diphosphoglycerate

noun 2,3–di·phos·pho·glyc·er·ate

Medical Definition of 2,3-DIPHOSPHOGLYCERATE

:  an isomeric ester of diphosphoglyceric acid that occurs in human red blood cells and facilitates release of oxygen by decreasing the oxygen affinity of hemoglobin

Variants of 2,3-DIPHOSPHOGLYCERATE

2,3–di·phos·pho·glyc·er·ate also di·phos·pho·glyc·er·ate \(ˌtü-ˌthrē-)ˌdī-ˌfäs-fō-ˈglis-ə-ˌrāt\

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