glucose-1-phosphate

noun

: 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

Word History

Etymology

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glucose-1-phosphate was in 1938

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Cite this Entry

“Glucose-1-phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glucose-1-phosphate. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

glucose-1-phosphate

noun
: 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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