hexose monophosphate cycle

hexose monophosphate cycle

[′hek‚sōs ¦män·ō¦fäs‚fāt ′sī·kəl]
(biochemistry)
A pathway for carbohydrate metabolism in which one molecule of hexose monophosphate is completely oxidized.
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