dihydroxyacetonephosphoric acid

dihydroxyacetonephosphoric acid

[¦dī‚hī¦dräk·sē¦as·ə‚tōn·fäs′fȯr·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C3H7O6P A phosphoric acid ester of dehydroxyacetone, produced as an intermediate substance in the conversion of glycogen to lactic acid during muscular contraction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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