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Entner-Douderoff pathway

Pronunciation: ent'ner dud'er-of

Definition: a degradative pathway for carbohydrates in certain microorganisms (Pseudomonas sp.) that lack hexokinase, phosphofructokinase, and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase.

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