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  • n. A diphosphate, especially a compound with two phosphate groups attached to a sugar residue


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  • One now established example of a futile cycle in glycolysis involves a shunting step in which fructose 6-phosphate (F6P) is phosphorylated to form fructose 2,6-bisphosphate, which is then dephosphorylated back to F6P, resulting in net ATP hydrolysis.

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  • In this process, a key regulatory step happens when glucose is converted to another sugar called fructose-6-phosphate, and then to another sugar called fructose-1,6-bisphosphate, which is then broken down into triglycerides and then energy.


  • You should also know that bisphosphate drugs pose other risks.

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  • In the initial step of the Calvin Cycle, carbon dioxide (from the atmosphere) reacts with a five-carbon compound, ribulose bisphosphate (RuBP), in a reaction that is catalyzed by the enzyme RuBP carboxylase/oxygenase ( "RuBisco").


  • Glucose is stored as ____ in most complex plants. glucose ribulose bisphosphate starch sucrose glycogen

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  • The six proteins were selected because of expression during human candidiasis and cell wall association and included: fructose-bisphosphate aldolase (Fba); methyltetrahydropteroyltriglutamate (Met6); hyphal wall protein-1 (Hwp1); enolase (Enol); glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (Gap1); and phospho glycerate kinase (Pgk1).

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