glycolytic pathway


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glycolytic pathway

[¦glī·kə¦lid·ik ′path‚wā]
(biochemistry)
The principal series of phosphorylative reactions involved in pyruvic acid production in phosphorylative fermentations. Also known as Embden-Meyerhof pathway; hexose diphosphate pathway.
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The glycolytic pathway and its relationship to the endoplasmic reticulum are easily understood by referring to the pdf file available at the website noted in reference 3.
[8] demonstrated that equine spermatozoa require oxidative phosphorylation as glycolytic pathway to maintain motility.
HIF is a major transcription factor regulating transcription of most enzymes in the glycolytic pathway from glucose down to lactate [36].
Based on the large and consistent lactate changes in this study, it is reasonable to speculate that BJJ matches require a significant contribution of the glycolytic pathway to address the high energy demand.
Compared to D group, metabolic pathways in DA group were characterized by activation of the glycolytic pathway with the increase in glucose-6-phosphate and glucose-1-phosphate, whereas anaerobic metabolism reflecting by decreased lactic acid production was inhibited in the early stage after ASCP.
The glycolytic pathway generates pyruvate, which is transported to mitochondria, where it is transformed into acetyl-CoA under the action of pyruvate dehydrogenase (17).
The enzymes of the glycolytic pathway in erythrocytes infected with plasmodium- falciparum malaria parasites.
The cells then shift over to the glycolytic pathway that generates less energy but does not require the presence of oxygen.
To increase glycolysis, cancer cells upregulate the transcription of genes involved in the glycolytic pathway (i.e., glucose transporters, glycolytic enzymes, etc.).
Hexokinase 2 (HK2) localizes to the mitochondria and uses intramitochondrial ATP to phosphorylate glucose [31, 32] suggesting the efficient coupling of oxidative phosphorylation to the glycolytic pathway via mitochondrial-bound hexokinase.