phosphofructokinase
noun Etymology: phosph- + fructose + kinase Date: 1947 an enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism and especially in glycolysis by catalyzing the transfer of a second phosphate (as from ATP) to fructose

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  • Phosphofructokinase — Bezeichner …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phosphofructokinase — La phosphofructokinase (EC 2.7.1.11)(PFK) est une enzyme qui catalyse la transformation de fructose 6 phosphate en fructose 1 6 bisphosphate dans les phénomènes physiologiques de glycolyse. Fructose 6 phosphate → Fructose 1,6 di(bi)phosphate L… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • phosphofructokinase — The pacemaker enzyme of glycolysis. Converts fructose 6 phosphate to fructose 1,6 bisphosphate. A tetrameric allosteric enzyme that is sensitive to the ATP/ADP ratio …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • phosphofructokinase — phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase (fŏs fō frŭk tō kīʹnās, fro͝ok ) n. A glycolytic enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of fructose phosphate.   [phospho + fructose + kinase.] * * * ▪ enzyme       enzyme that is important in regulating the process of …   Universalium

  • phosphofructokinase — noun Any of a group of kinase enzymes that convert fructose phosphates to biphosphates …   Wiktionary

  • Phosphofructokinase — Phọs|pho|fruc|to|ki|na|se [↑ Phospho (1), ↑ Fruct u. ↑ Kinase] veraltetes Syn.: Fructose 6 phosphat Kinase: eine Transferase, die Fructose 6 phosphat (sog. Neuberg Ester) mit Hilfe von ATP in ↑ Fructosebisphosphat umwandelt (↑ Phosphorylierung) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • phosphofructokinase — phos·pho·fruc·to·ki·nase .fäs (.)fō .frək tō kī .nās, .frük , .fru̇k , .nāz n an enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism and esp. in glycolysis by catalyzing the transfer of a second phosphate (as from ATP) to fructose * * * n. an enzyme …   Medical dictionary

  • phosphofructokinase — phos·pho·fruc·to·kinase …   English syllables

  • phosphofructokinase — n. an enzyme that catalyses the conversion of fructose 6 phosphate to fructose 1,6 diphosphate. This is an important reaction occurring during the process of glycolysis …   The new mediacal dictionary

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