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A sweet colorless crystalline solid, C3H6O3, that is an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism.

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(Biochemistry) biochem a sweet crystalline compound involved in carbohydrate metabolism
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(ˌglɪs əˈræl dəˌhaɪd)

an aldehyde sugar, C3H6O3, that is an intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism and yields glycerol on reduction.
[1880–85; glycer (in) + aldehyde]
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Noun1.glyceraldehyde - a sweet crystalline aldehyde formed by the breakdown of sugars
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
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The relative expression of target genes was normalised with glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase.
In sugarcane, the most commonly used reference genes are: 25S ribosomal ribonucleic acid (rRNA), glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH), [beta]-actin, [gamma]-actin, [alpha]-tubulin, [beta]-tubulin, and ubiquitin, among others.
B, C) Viral burdens in spleen (B) and lymph node (C) after subcutaneous infection of Toro-2003 or HB171/11 ([10.sup.4] FFU, n = 5) were measured by quantitative PCR and normalized to intracellular glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) levels as previously described (14).
CCK-8: cell counting kit-8; ELISA: enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay; GAPDH: glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase; IL: interleukin; TNF-[alpha]: tumor necrosis factor-alpha; P-: pro; C-: cleaved.
cruzi target glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH), a glycolytic enzyme responsible for the conversion of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate to 1, 3 -diphosphoglycerate.
Glyceraldehyde phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) was the reference gene for normalization.
Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) was used as an endogenous reference gene for relative quantification. metabolism, and responsible for the cleavage of fructose 1,6- bisphosphate in two trioses: glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate and dihydroxyacetone phosphate in glycolysis.
Besides the aforementioned virulence factors SDSE isolates have C5a peptidase, glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase, and hyaluronidase [10].
The blots were probed with antibodies against glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH; SAB, USA), cleaved caspase 3 (SAB, USA), cleaved poly (adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase (PARP; SAB, USA), Bax (CST, USA), Bcl-2 (CST, USA), and LC 3-II and Atg7 (BIOSYNTHESIS, Beijing, China).
Further metabolic profile studies of the CRC, CD44(), and CD44(-) cells indicated that curcumin treatment increased glyceraldehyde and hydroxypropionic acid in CD44(-) cells but decreased glutamine content in both curcumin-treated CRC and CD44() cells.