phosphoglyceric acid

noun phos·pho·gly·cer·ic acid \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-gli-ˈser-ik- \

Definition of phosphoglyceric acid

: either of two isomeric acid phosphates C3H5O3(OPO3H2) of glyceric acid that are formed as intermediates in photosynthesis and in carbohydrate metabolism

First Known Use of phosphoglyceric acid

1845


Medical Dictionary

phosphoglyceric acid

noun phos·pho·gly·cer·ic acid \ -glis-ˌer-ik- \

medical Definition of phosphoglyceric acid

: either of two isomeric phosphates HOOCC2H3(OH)OPO3H2 of glyceric acid that are formed as intermediates in photosynthesis and in carbohydrate metabolism

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