A pathway that degrades glucose to pyruvate; the six-carbon stage converts glucose to fructose-1,6-bisphosphate, and the three-carbon stage produces ATP while changing glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate to pyruvate. Compare with Entner-Doudoroff pathway.
Selected Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway links:
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