What does 2,3-diphosphoglycerate mean?

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. 2,3-Diphosphoglycerate

    A highly anionic organic phosphate which is present in human red blood cells at about the same molar ratio as hemoglobin. It binds to deoxyhemoglobin but not the oxygenated form, therefore diminishing the oxygen affinity of hemoglobin. This is essential in enabling hemoglobin to unload oxygen in tissue capillaries. It is also an intermediate in the conversion of 3-phosphoglycerate to 2-phosphoglycerate by phosphoglycerate mutase (EC (From Stryer Biochemistry, 4th ed, p160; Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992, p508)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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