phos·​pho·​glu·​co·​nate -ˈglü-kə-ˌnāt How to pronounce phosphogluconate (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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