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glucose–6–phosphate

noun

Definition of GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE

:  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 of GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached
First Known Use: 1953

glucose–6–phosphate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUCOSE–6–PHOSPHATE

:  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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