phosphofructokinase

noun phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌfrək-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās , -ˌfrük- , -ˌfru̇k- , -ˌnāz \

Definition of phosphofructokinase

: an enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism and especially in glycolysis by catalyzing the transfer of a second phosphate (as from ATP) to fructose

Origin and Etymology of phosphofructokinase

phosph- + fructose + kinase


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phosphofructokinase

noun phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌfrək-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌfrük-, -ˌfru̇k-, -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of phosphofructokinase

: an enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism and especially in glycolysis by catalyzing the transfer of a second phosphate (as from ATP) to fructose

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