Meyerhof oxidation quotient

Mey·er·hof ox·i·da·tion quo·tient

(mī'ĕr-hof),
an index for the effect of oxygen on glycolysis and on fermentation (that is, on the Pasteur effect); equal to the rate of anaerobic fermentation minus the rate of aerobic respiration divided by the rate of oxygen uptake.

Meyerhof,

Otto F., German-U.S. biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1884-1951.
Embden-Meyerhof pathway - see under Embden
Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway - Synonym(s): Embden-Meyerhof pathway
Meyerhof oxidation quotient - an index for the effect of oxygen on glycolysis and on fermentation.