phosphogluconate

noun
phos·​pho·​glu·​co·​nate | \ -ˈglü-kə-ˌnāt How to pronounce phosphogluconate (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphogluconate

: a compound formed by dehydrogenation of glucose-6-phosphate as the first step in a glucose degradation pathway alternative to the Krebs cycle

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“Phosphogluconate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phosphogluconate. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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