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

\ 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
\ 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

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
variants: or TB 1-698

Definition of TB-1 (Entry 10 of 10)

: thiacetazone

Examples of glucose-1-phosphate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun That could also include treatments for type 1 diabetes, lupus, and organ transplantation. Matthew Herper, STAT, "Jeffrey Bluestone steps down as Parker Institute president to develop cell therapies for autoimmune diseases," 6 Feb. 2020 At the time, the press was selling embryonic-stem-cell research as the path to cure everything from Alzheimer’s disease to type 1 diabetes. Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review, "Donald Trump’s Pro-Life Presidency," 6 Feb. 2020 Patel also has type 1 diabetes, which increases the risk of kidney failure. Molly Duerig, azcentral, "Arizona fares better than most in challenging environment for organ transplants," 27 Dec. 2019 Gut microbes also might be related to other childhood diseases, such as type 1 diabetes. Martin Oeggerli, National Geographic, "How trillions of microbes affect every stage of our life—from birth to old age," 17 Dec. 2019 The first symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children typically are frequent urination, weight loss and increased tiredness or moodiness. Jason Duaine Hahn,, "Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers and Wife Tiffany Open Up About Son’s Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis," 27 Nov. 2019 For Liz Leavens, 25, who also has type 1 diabetes, health insurance would be a major factor in planning her future. Sarah Gantz,, "Ever been depressed? Had cancer? Preexisting conditions can define your future," 28 June 2018 Another important factor in type 1 diabetes management? Korin Miller,, "There Are 4 Ways to Manage Your Type 1 Diabetes Through Treatment—Here's How," 18 Nov. 2019 In fact, German diabetes patients have some of the lowest out-of-pocket costs in the world for insulin, according to T1 International, an advocacy group for people with type 1 diabetes. Shefali Luthra / Kaiser Health News, Time, "Postcard From Germany: Moved For School, Stayed For Insulin," 24 Oct. 2019

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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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“Glucose-1-phosphate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster,$1. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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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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