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Acronym for glyceraldehyde phosphate, a chemical compound that serves as an intermediate in several central metabolic pathways in all organisms.


GAP is a phosphate ester of the 3-carbon sugar glyceraldehyde and has chemical formula: C3H7O6P.

See: glyceraldehyde phosphate.

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