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Figure 23-1. Metabolism of glucose in erythrocytes. The following abbrevia-
tions are used G6P, glucose 6-phosphate; 6-PG, 6-phosphogluconate; y-Glu-Cys,
Y-glutamyl-cysteine; Gly, glycine; GSH, reduced glutathione; GSSG, glu-
tathione disulfide; ROOH, organic hydroperoxides; F6P, fructose 6-phosphate;
R-5-P, rebulose-5-phosphate; F-1,6-BP, fructose 1, 6-bisphosphate; DHAP
dehydroxyacetone phosphate; GAP, glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate; Hb, hemo-
globin (Fe+2); metHb, hemoglobin (Fe+3); 1,3-BPG, 1,3-bisphosphoglycerate;
2,3-BPG, 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate; 3-PG, 3-phosphoglycerate; 2-PG,
2-phosphoglycerate; PEP, phosphoenolpyruvate.
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