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Medical Term:

Crabtree effect

Pronunciation: krab'tre

Definition: inhibition of cellular respiration of isolated systems by high concentrations of glucose; a “reciprocal” of Pasteur effect; due, in part, to the inhibition of hexokinase by elevated glucose 6-phosphate.

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