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phosphofructokinase

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noun phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase \ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌfrək-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌfrük-, -ˌfru̇k-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of phosphofructokinase

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

phosphofructokinase

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noun phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase \ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌfrək-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌfrük-, -ˌfru̇k-, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of phosphofructokinase

  1. :  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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