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Dickens,Frank, English biochemist, 1899–.
Dickens shunt - a secondary pathway for the oxidation of d-glucose (not occurring in skeletal muscle), generating reducing power in the cytoplasm outside the mitochondria and synthesizing pentoses and a few other sugars. Synonym(s): pentose phosphate pathway; Warburg-Lipmann-Dickens-Horecker shunt
Warburg-Lipmann-Dickens-Horecker shunt - Synonym(s): Dickens shunt
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