Entner-Doudoroff pathway ​

Entner-Doudoroff pathway ​

April 26, 2022

Entner-Doudoroff pathway

  • It is an alternative pathway for the oxidation of glucose, producing a mixture of pyruvate and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate.
  • Operated in some of the bacterial species such as Pseudomonas, Rhizobium, Azotobacter, agrobacterium, and a few other gram-negative genera. Very few gram-positive bacteria have this pathway, with Enterococcus faecalis being a rare exception.


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