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glucose–6–phosphate

noun

Definition of glucose–6–phosphate

  1. :  an ester C6H13O9P that is formed from glucose and ATP in the presence of a glucokinase and that is an essential early stage in glucose metabolism



Origin and Etymology of glucose–6–phosphate

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached


First Known Use: 1953


Medical Dictionary

glucose–6–phosphate

noun

Medical Definition of glucose–6–phosphate

  1. :  an ester C6H13O9P that is formed from glucose and ATP in the presence of a glucokinase and that is an essential early stage in glucose metabolism




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