glyceraldehyde 3-phosphatemedical dictionary

<biochemistry> In glycolysis, glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate is created from dihydroxyacetone phosphate with the aid of triose-phosphate isomerase. In turn, it an dorganic phosphate and NAD+ are converted into 1,3-bisphosphoglycerate, NADH and free hydrogen with the aid of glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase.

(09 Oct 1997)