glucose-1-phosphate

noun

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

First Known Use of glucose-1-phosphate

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glucose-1-phosphate

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached

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“Glucose-1-phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucose-1-phosphate. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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glucose-1-phosphate

noun

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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