- 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-kī′nās′, -nāz′, -kĭn′ās′, -āz′)
- A liver enzyme that uses ATP to catalyze the phosphorylation of glucose to glucose-6-phosphate during glycogenesis.
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