phosphofructokinase


phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase

noun \ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌfrək-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌfrük-, -ˌfrk-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of PHOSPHOFRUCTOKINASE

:  an enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism and especially in glycolysis by catalyzing the transfer of a second phosphate (as from ATP) to fructose

Origin of PHOSPHOFRUCTOKINASE

phosph- + fructose + kinase
First Known Use: 1947

phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase

noun \ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌfrək-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌfrük-, -ˌfrk-, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOSPHOFRUCTOKINASE

: an enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism and especially in glycolysis by catalyzing the transfer of a second phosphate (as from ATP) to fructose

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