glucose-6-phosphate

noun

Definition of glucose-6-phosphate

: an ester C6H13O9P that is formed from glucose and ATP in the presence of a glucokinase and that is an essential early stage in glucose metabolism

First Known Use of glucose-6-phosphate

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glucose-6-phosphate

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached

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glucose-6-phosphate

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Medical Definition of glucose-6-phosphate

: an ester C6H13O9P that is formed from glucose and ATP in the presence of a glucokinase and that is an essential early stage in glucose metabolism

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