In glycolysis, glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate is created from dihydroxyacetone phosphate with the aid of triose phosphate isomerase. In turn, it and organic phosphate and NAD+ are converted into 1,3-bisphosphoglycerate, NADH and free hydrogen with the aid of glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Selected glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate links:
© 1997-2006 Healthboard.com.
Healthboard.com is a purely
informational website, and should not be used as a substitute
for professional legal, medical or technical advice.