diphosphoglyceric acid
noun Date: 1959 a diphosphate of glyceric acid that is an important intermediate in photosynthesis and in glycolysis and fermentation

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  • di|phos|pho|gly|cer|ic acid — «dy FOS foh glih SEHR ihk, GLIHS uhr », a substance present in blood and tissues that regulates the release of oxygen by hemoglobin: »Diphosphoglyceric acid…is manufactured in the red blood cells from glucose and phosphate (New York Times). Abbr …   Useful english dictionary

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