phosphoglucomutase

noun
phos·​pho·​glu·​co·​mu·​tase | \ ˌfäs-(ˌ)fō-ˌglü-kō-ˈmyü-ˌtās How to pronounce phosphoglucomutase (audio) , -ˌtāz \

Definition of phosphoglucomutase

: an enzyme found in all plant and animal cells that catalyzes the reversible isomerization of glucose-1-phosphate to glucose-6-phosphate

First Known Use of phosphoglucomutase

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Phosphoglucomutase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphoglucomutase. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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phosphoglucomutase

noun
phos·​pho·​glu·​co·​mu·​tase | \ -ˌglü-kō-ˈmyü-ˌtās, -ˌtāz How to pronounce phosphoglucomutase (audio) \

Medical Definition of phosphoglucomutase

: an enzyme of both plants and animals that catalyzes the reversible isomerization of glucose-1-phosphate to glucose-6-phosphate

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