Embden-Meyerhof pathway


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Embden-Meyerhof pathway

(ˈɛmdənˈmaɪəˌhɒf)
n
(Biochemistry) the metabolic reaction sequence in glycolysis by which glucose is converted to pyruvic acid with production of ATP
[C20: named after Gustav Embden (1874–1933) and Otto Meyerhof (1884–1951), German biochemists]
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The metabolism of glucose in the Embden-Meyerhof pathway results in the production of pyruvate and the high-energy compounds ATP and NADH.
The most common LAB used in silage inoculants is Lactobacillus plantarum (Muck, 2004; Sucu and Filya, 2006), which usually ferments 1 molecule of glucose into 2 molecules of lactic acid via the homofermentative Embden-Meyerhof pathway.