A liver enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of glucose-6-phosphate to glucose and inorganic phosphate, thus allowing glucose in the liver to enter the blood.
[gloo-kohs] /ˈglu koʊs/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a sugar, C 6 H 12 O 6 , having several optically different forms, the common dextrorotatory form (dextroglucose, or -glucose) occurring in many fruits, animal tissues and fluids, etc., and having a sweetness about one half that of ordinary sugar, and the rare levorotatory form (levoglucose, or -glucose) […]
[gloo-kuh-san] /ˈglu kəˌsæn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a number of polysaccharides that yield glucose upon hydrolysis. glucosan glu·co·san (glōō’kə-sān’) n.
- Glucosamine sulphate
noun 1. a compound used in some herbal remedies and dietary supplements, esp to strengthen joint cartilage
- Glycine amidinotransferase
glycine amidinotransferase glycine am·i·di·no·trans·fer·ase (ām’ĭ-dē’nō-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’, ām’ĭ-dĭn’ō-) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amidine group from arginine to glycine during creatine synthesis.