Medical Definition of Glycerokinase

1. An enzyme that catalyses the formation of glycerol 3-phosphate from ATP and glycerol. Dihydroxyacetone and l-glyceraldehyde can also act as acceptors; utp and, in the case of the yeast enzyme, itp and GTP can act as donors. It provides a way for glycerol derived from fats or glycerides to enter the glycolytic pathway. Chemical name: ATP:glycerol 3-phosphotransferase Registry number: EC 2.7.1.30 (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycerokinase

glycerinated
glycerinated gelatin
glycerinated tincture
glycerinates
glycerinating
glycerination
glycerine
glycerines
glycerins
glycerite
glycerites
glycero-
glycerogel
glycerogelatin
glyceroketone
glycerokinase (current term)
glycerol
glycerol-1-phosphate dehydrogenase
glycerol-3-phosphate - glucose phosphotransferase
glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase
glycerol-3-phosphate o-acyltransferase
glycerol dehydratase
glycerol kinase
glycerol oxidase
glycerol phosphate
glycerol rhizotomy
glycerol trimargarate
glycerol tripalmitate
glycerol tristearate

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