hexokinase method

n.

A highly specific method for determining the concentration of glucose in serum or plasma by spectrophotometrically measuring the NADP formed from hexokinase-catalyzed transformations of glucose and various intermediates.

Nearby words

  1. hexasyllable,
  2. hexateuch,
  3. hexavalent,
  4. hexitol,
  5. hexokinase,
  6. hexone,
  7. hexone base,
  8. hexosamine,
  9. hexosaminidase,
  10. hexosan


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