Pasteur effectmedical dictionary

<biochemistry> Decrease in the rate of carbohydrate breakdown that occurs in yeast and other cells when switched from anaerobic to aerobic conditions. Results from a relatively slow flux of material through the biochemical pathways of respiration compared with those of fermentation.

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(11 Mar 2008)

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