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hexose monophosphate shunt


hexose monophosphate shunt

noun

Definition of HEXOSE MONOPHOSPHATE SHUNT

:  a metabolic pathway of glucose in which glucose-6-phosphate is oxidized enzymatically twice with NADP as a cofactor to form pentose sugars
February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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