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<biochemistry> The conversion of a monosaccharide (generally glucose) to pyruvate via the glycolytic pathway (i.e. The Embden Meyerhof Parnas pathway) in the cytosol.

Generates ATP without consuming oxygen and is thus anaerobic.

Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution

(11 Mar 2008)

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