fructose 6-phosphate

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fruc·tose 6-phos·phate

(fruk'tōs fos'fāt),
An intermediate in glycolysis and in transketolation of erythrose 4-phosphate.
Synonym(s): Neuberg ester


a hexose sugar found in honey and many sweet fruits; called also levulose and fruit sugar. It is used in solution as a fluid and nutrient replenisher.

fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase
key regulatory enzyme of gluconeogenesis.
fructose 1,6-bisphosphate aldolase
cleavage enzyme taking hexose-phosphates to triose-phosphates.
fructose 1,6-diphosphatase
a pacemaker or rate-limiting enzyme in the liver; participates in the control of the rate of hepatic metabolism.
fructose 2,6-bisphosphatase
part of multifunctional enzyme that regulates the concentration of the key positive allosteric effector of glycolysis, fructose 2,6-bisphosphate.
fructose 1-phosphate aldolase
cleaves fructose 1-phosphate to dihydroxyacetone phosphate; sometimes called aldolase B.
fructose 6-phosphate
key intermediate of glycolysis.
fructose tolerance test
a little used test of liver function.
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