Definition of Phosphoenolpyruvate

1. Noun. (organic compound) An important intermediate in glycolysis and gluconeogenesis, having the chemical formula C3H5O6P ¹



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Medical Definition of Phosphoenolpyruvate

1. An important metabolic intermediate. The enol (less stable) form of pyruvic acid is trapped as its phosphate ester, giving the molecule a high phosphate transfer potential. Formed from 2 phosphoglycerate by the action of enolase. (31 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphoenolpyruvate

phosphocreatine
phosphodeoxyribomutase
phosphodiester
phosphodiester bond
phosphodiester hydrolases
phosphodiester linkage
phosphodiesterase
phosphodiesterase-phosphomonoesterase
phosphodiesterase inhibitors
phosphodiesterases
phosphodiesters
phosphodimethylethanolamine N-methyltransferase
phosphodismutase
phosphoellenbergerite
phosphoenol
phosphoenolpyruvate (current term)
phosphoenolpyruvate-cellobiose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-glucose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-maltose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-mannose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-protein phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-sorbose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-trehalose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (ATP)
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (GTP)
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase kinase
phosphoenolpyruvate mutase
phosphoenolpyruvate sugar phosphotransferase system

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