Ra·po·port-Lue·be·ring shunt(rap'ŏ-pōrt lū'bĕr-ing),
part of the glycolytic pathway characteristic of human erythrocytes in which 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate (2,3-P2Gri) is formed as an intermediate between 1,3-bisphosphoglycerate and 3-phosphoglycerate; 2,3-P2Gri is an important regulator of the affinity of hemoglobin for oxygen.
[S. M. Rapoport, J. Luebering]
Rapoport-Luebering shunt - see under Rapoport, Samuel Mitja
Rapoport,Samuel Mitja, Russian biochemist, 1912-1977.
Rapoport-Luebering shunt - part of the glycolytic pathway characteristic of human erythrocytes.