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glucokinase

[gloo-koh-kahy-neys, -neyz]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. an enzyme, found in all living systems, that serves to catalyze the phosphorylation of gluconic acid.

Origin of glucokinase

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glucokinase

(glōō′kō-kīnās′, -nāz′, -kĭnās′, -āz′)
n.
  1. A liver enzyme that uses ATP to catalyze the phosphorylation of glucose to glucose-6-phosphate during glycogenesis.
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