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A metabolic process that converts glucose into two molecules of pyruvic acid through a series of enzymatic reactions. Energy generated by this process is conserved in two molecules of ATP. Glycolysis is the universal catabolic pathway for glucose, free glucose, or glucose derived from complex carbohydrates, such as glycogen and starch.
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  • EMP pathway (Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway)
  • Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway
  • Embden-Meyerhof pathway
  • glycolytic pathway
  • Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas glycolytic pathway
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