Glucokinase



[gloo-koh-kahy-neys, -neyz] /ˌglu koʊˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
an enzyme, found in all living systems, that serves to catalyze the phosphorylation of .

glucokinase glu·co·ki·nase (glōō’kō-kī’nās’, -nāz’, kĭn’ās’, -āz’)
n.
A liver enzyme that uses ATP to catalyze the phosphorylation of glucose to glucose-6-phosphate during glycogenesis.

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