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Homework Help: Who was glycolysis named after

  1. Sep 16, 2009 #1
    I need to know what scientists discovered or found glycolysis for my bio test
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  3. Sep 16, 2009 #2
    ...come on...
  4. Sep 16, 2009 #3
  5. Sep 16, 2009 #4
    seriously none of you
  6. Sep 16, 2009 #5


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    pa-tience (pay'shuhns) n.
    1. the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain without complaint, loss of temper, or anger.
    2. an ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with delay.
    3. quiet, steady perseverance; even-tempered care; diligence.
    4. Chiefly Brit. SOLITAIRE (def. 1).
    [1175-1225; ME pacience < OF < L patientia. See PATIENT, - ENCE]


  7. Sep 16, 2009 #6


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    Ignoring the question in the original post, but attending the title of the post:

    Use some academic skill. Examine the parts of the word, "glycolysis". Use a dictionary to understand the root parts. This was not named for a person.
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