noun Date: 1950 a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose

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  • Glucokinase — (hexokinase 4) Based on PDB entry 1GLK …   Wikipedia

  • Glucokinase — Bändermodell der menschlichen Glucokinase mit Glucose und Aktivator MRK als Kalotten, nach PD …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glucokinase — Général Synonymes EC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • glucokinase — glucokinase. См. глюкокиназа. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • glucokinase — /glooh koh kuy nays, nayz/, n. Biochem. an enzyme, found in all living systems, that serves to catalyze the phosphorylation of gluconic acid. [GLUC(ONIC ACID) + O + KINASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • glucokinase — noun A hexokinase isozyme that facilitates phosphorylation of glucose to glucose 6 phosphate, occurring in cells in the liver, pancreas, gut, and brain of humans and most other vertebrates …   Wiktionary

  • glucokinase — Phosphotransferase that catalyzes the conversion of d glucose and ATP to d glucose 6 phosphate and ADP; the liver enzyme has a higher Km value for d glucose than does hexokinase and is not strongly inhibited by the product d glucose 6 phosphate.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Glucokinase — Glu|co|ki|na|se [↑ Glucose u. ↑ Kinase] in der Leber aktive Phosphotransferase, die Glucose in Glucose 6 phosphat umwandelt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • glucokinase — n. enzyme …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glucokinase — n. an enzyme (a hexokinase), found in the liver, that catalyses the conversion of glucose to glucose 6 phosphate. This is the first stage of glycolysis …   The new mediacal dictionary

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