phosphoglucokinase


phosphoglucokinase
An enzyme that, in the presence of ATP, catalyzes the phosphorylation of d-glucose 1-phosphate to form d-glucose 1,6-bisphosphate and ADP; found in yeast and muscle; d-glucose 1,6-bisphosphate is a required cofactor of one of the enzymes in glycogenolysis. SYN: glucose-1-phosphate kinase.

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phos·pho·glu·co·ki·nase (fos″fo-gloo″ko-kiґnās) [EC 2.7.1.10] an enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose 1-phosphate glucose 1,6-bisphosphate. The reaction product is a necessary intermediate in the phosphoglucomutase reaction.

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