glucokinase


glu·co·ki·nase

noun \-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of GLUCOKINASE

:  a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose

First Known Use of GLUCOKINASE

1950

glu·co·ki·nase

noun \-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUCOKINASE

: a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose in metabolic processes

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