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phosphoglucoisomerase

Definitions

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  • n. An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of glucose-6-phosphate into fructose 6-phosphate in the second step of glycolysis.

Etymologies

phospho- +‎ gluco- +‎ isomerase (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It reduced levels of glycolytic enzymes such as hexokinase, phosphoglucoisomerase and aldolase levels, which are increased in hepatoma-bearing rats, and increased levels of gluconeogenic enzymes such as glucose­. 6-phosphatase and fructose-I

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