noun Etymology: hexose + kinase Date: 1930 any of a group of enzymes that accelerate the phosphorylation of hexoses (as in the formation of glucose-6-phosphate from glucose and ATP) in carbohydrate metabolism

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  • Hexokinase — Hex o*kin ase, n. [Hexose + kinase.] (Biochem.) an enzyme catalyzing the transfer of a phosphate residue from ATP to a hexose, as in the formation of glucose 6 phosphate from glucose. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Hexokinase — A hexokinase is an enzyme that phosphorylates a six carbon sugar, a hexose, to a hexose phosphate. In most tissues and organisms, glucose is the most important substrate of hexokinases, and glucose 6 phosphate the most important product.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hexokinase — Glucokinase Vorhandene Strukturdaten: 1glk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • hexokinase — Enzyme that catalyses the transfer of phosphate from ATP to glucose to form glucose 6 phosphate, the first reaction in the metabolism of glucose via the glycolytic pathway …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • hexokinase — /hek seuh kuy nays, nayz/, n. Biochem. an enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of hexose sugars. [1925 30; HEXO(SE) + KINASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexokinase — noun Any enzyme that catalyses the phosphorylation of a hexose …   Wiktionary

  • hexokinase — A phosphotransferase present in yeast, muscle, brain, and other tissues that catalyzes the ATP dependent phosphorylation of d glucose and other hexoses to form d glucose 6 phosphate (or other hexose 6 phosphates); the first step in glycolysis; a …   Medical dictionary

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