noun (1)

Definition of glucose-1-phosphate

 (Entry 1 of 10)

: 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


noun (2)
\ ˌāch-ˌī-ˈvē-ˈwən How to pronounce HIV-1 (audio) \

Definition of HIV-1 (Entry 2 of 10)

: a lentivirus (species Human immunodeficiency virus 1) that is the most prevalent HIV

called also HTLV-III


noun (3)
in·​ter·​leu·​kin-1 | \ ˌin-tər-ˈlü-kən-ˈwən How to pronounce interleukin-1 (audio) \

Definition of interleukin-1 (Entry 3 of 10)

: an interleukin produced especially by monocytes and macrophages that regulates immune responses by activating lymphocytes and mediates other biological processes (such as the onset of fever) usually associated with infection and inflammation

type 1 diabetes

noun (4)
\ ˈtīp-ˈwən- How to pronounce type 1 diabetes (audio) \

Definition of type 1 diabetes (Entry 4 of 10)

: a form of diabetes mellitus that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency in insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing hyperglycemia and a marked tendency toward ketoacidosis

called also insulin-dependent diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, type 1 diabetes mellitus


noun (5)
\ ˈvē-ˈwən How to pronounce V-1 (audio) \

Definition of V-1 (Entry 5 of 10)

A number 1

adjective (1)

Definition of A number 1 (Entry 6 of 10)

: a1


noun (6)
\ ˈemˈwən\
variants: or M-1 rifle
plural M-1's or M-1 rifles

Definition of M-1 (Entry 7 of 10)

: a gas-operated semiautomatic .30 caliber rifle fed from a magazine containing a clip of eight rounds, mechanically capable of firing 16 to 32 rounds a minute, having an effective range of 500 yards, and weighing 9¹/₂ pounds

called also Garand rifle

No. 1

adjective (2)

Definition of No. 1 (Entry 8 of 10)

1 ¹/₃′ pitch

noun (7)

Definition of 1 ¹/₃′ pitch (Entry 9 of 10)

: two octaves and a fifth above the normal pitch of a given key on the organ an organ stop of 1 ¹/₃′ pitch


noun (8)
variants: or TB 1-698

Definition of TB-1 (Entry 10 of 10)

: thiacetazone

Examples of glucose-1-phosphate in a Sentence

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The mainstay of type 1 diabetes treatment is insulin, discovered 97 years ago. Jennifer Couzin-frankel, Science | AAAS, "In milestone trial, experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes," 9 June 2019 Megan Sykes, an immunologist at Columbia University, has spent years using human fetal tissue to develop a mouse with a humanlike immune system, which mimics how type 1 diabetes develops in humans. Meredith Wadman, Science | AAAS, "In wake of Trump's fetal tissue clampdown, scientists strain to adjust," 11 June 2019 Beta cells are destroyed in type 1 diabetes by an autoimmune response. San Diego Union-Tribune, "How old are your organs? Salk, UCSD mouse study finds human clues," 6 June 2019 When his type 1 diabetes patients can’t keep up with the high cost of insulin, Mark Schutta half-jokingly offers a radical solution: Buy an off-season ticket to France. Ilene Raymond Rush,, "High insulin costs have diabetes patients, doctors scrambling for answers," 20 June 2018 But, please remember, insulin therapy is the only treatment for type 1 diabetes. Jennifer Lavallee, SELF, "5 Things I’m Sick of Hearing as Someone With Type 1 Diabetes," 29 Aug. 2018 Some people also experience blurred vision as an early symptom of type 1 diabetes. Korin Miller, SELF, "The Diabetes Symptom That Finally Helped Nick Jonas Get a Diagnosis," 19 Nov. 2018 People with type 1 diabetes, a disease in which the pancreas does not make insulin (or makes very little), need to take insulin via injection or insulin pump, according to the Mayo Clinic. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "Why a ‘Sugar Hangover’ Can Feel as Terrible as the Real Thing," 27 Oct. 2018 An estimated 30 to 45 percent of women with type 1 diabetes will suffer from diabulimia at some point. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "It’s a dangerous eating disorder that affects people with diabetes. So why haven’t you heard of it?," 20 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of glucose-1-phosphate

Noun (1)

1938, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1986, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1979, in the meaning defined above

Noun (4)

1982, in the meaning defined above

Noun (5)

1944, in the meaning defined above

Noun (6)

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glucose-1-phosphate

Noun (1)

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached

Noun (5)

German, abbreviation for Vergeltungswaffe 1, literally, reprisal weapon 1

Noun (8)

German, from TB + 1—698, its laboratory code number; from its use in the treatment of tuberculosis

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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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