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glucose-1-phosphate

glucose–1–phosphate

noun

Definition of GLUCOSE-1-PHOSPHATE

:  an ester C6H13O9P that reacts in the presence of a phosphorylase with aldoses and ketoses to yield disaccharides or with itself in liver and muscle to yield glycogen and phosphoric acid

Origin of GLUCOSE-1-PHOSPHATE

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached
First Known Use: 1938

glucose–1–phosphate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUCOSE–1–PHOSPHATE

:  an ester C6H13O9P that reacts in the presence of a phosphorylase with aldoses and ketoses to yield disaccharides or with itself in liver and muscle to yield glycogen and phosphoric acid—called also Cori ester

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