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Invertebrate Facultative Anaerobiosis

Science  08 Dec 1972:
Vol. 178, Issue 4065, pp. 1056-1060
DOI: 10.1126/science.178.4065.1056

Abstract

The unique pattern of anaerobic carbohydrate metabolism in invertebrate facultative anaerobes serves to couple other substrate-level phosphorylations to the glycolytic reactions, thus increasing the potential yield of high-energy phosphate compounds. Currently, two important coupling sites can be identified:

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