diphosphoglyceric acid

noun
di·​phos·​pho·​gly·​cer·​ic acid | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈfäs-fō-gli-ˌser-ik- How to pronounce diphosphoglyceric acid (audio) \

Definition of diphosphoglyceric acid

: a diphosphate of glyceric acid that is an important intermediate in photosynthesis and in glycolysis and fermentation

First Known Use of diphosphoglyceric acid

1959, in the meaning defined above

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diphosphopyridine nucleotide

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“Diphosphoglyceric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diphosphoglyceric%20acid. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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diphosphoglyceric acid

noun
di·​phos·​pho·​gly·​cer·​ic acid
variants: or 1,3-diphosphoglyceric acid \ (ˌwən-​ˌthrē-​)(ˈ)dī-​ˈfäs-​fō-​glis-​ˌer-​ik-​ How to pronounce diphosphoglyceric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of diphosphoglyceric acid

: a diphosphate C3H8O9P2 of glyceric acid that is an important intermediate in photosynthesis and in glycolysis and fermentation

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