pyruvate kinase

noun

Medical Definition of pyruvate kinase

: an enzyme that functions in glycolysis by catalyzing especially the transfer of phosphate from phosphoenolpyruvate to ADP forming pyruvate and ATP

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“Pyruvate kinase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyruvate%20kinase. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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