uridine diphosphate glucose

noun

: a coenzyme C15H24N2O17P2 that reversibly catalyzes the formation of glucose-1-phosphate from the corresponding phosphate of galactose and that acts as a donor of glucose residues in the biosynthesis of glycogen

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“Uridine diphosphate glucose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uridine%20diphosphate%20glucose. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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