anaerobic glycolysis


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anaerobic glycolysis

[¦an·ə¦rōb·ik glī′käl·ə·səs]
(biochemistry)
A metabolic pathway in plants by which, in the absence of oxygen, hexose is broken down to lactic acid and ethanol with some adenosinetriphosphate synthesis.
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42% ATP for its activities by LDH-C4 catalyzed anaerobic glycolysis, which reduces the dependence on oxygen and enhances the adaptation to the hypoxic environments.
Anaerobic glycolysis is used by tumor cells at hypoxic conditions, which is generally found in solid tumors due to deregulated vasculature.
This result suggested that SFI pretreatment might delay the transition from aerobic oxidation to anaerobic glycolysis in myocardium after VF onset, which could lead to decreased myocardial energy depletion during ischemia.
14) So increased anaerobic glycolysis impairs glutamate uptake from extracellular space, resulting in a potential accumulation of extracellular glutamate and leading to cell excitotoxicity.
In boxers' fight, anaerobic metabolism is set in motion, engaging the anaerobic glycolysis and creating oxygen debt.
Soccer players sometimes, even after a short break, need to produce a high power output because they should be ready for repeating rapid explosive activities that are supported by anaerobic glycolysis.
AHSP can alleviate the damage caused by anaerobic glycolysis during heat stress and enhance the antioxidant activity of the body, and thus can reduce the degree of damage caused by heat stress and protect livers and intestines from thermal damage.
Short, intense activity where anaerobic glycolysis is increased may assist in reducing post exercise hypoglycemic episodes in type 1 diabetics.
Oddly enough, in spite of the availability of ample oxygen, erythrocytes employ anaerobic glycolysis and produce lactate.
After the first few seconds are over, anaerobic glycolysis and aerobic oxidative phosphorylation become the source of ATE The reversible equilibrium takes place and phosphocreatine is replenished again until the ATP stores become depleted.
When cells have a limited supply of oxygen (hypoxia), they utilize anaerobic glycolysis to generate ATP, and pyruvate is reduced to the end product lactate.