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Related to glucose 6-phosphate: Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase
glu·cose 6-phos·phate(glū'kōs fos'fāt),
An ester of glucose with phosphoric acid; made in the course of glucose metabolism by mammalian and other cells; a normal constituent of resting muscle, probably always existing in equilibrium with fructose 6-phosphate.
an intermediate compound in carbohydrate metabolism. G6P is produced in the first step of glycolysis when a hexokinase enzyme regiospecifically phosphorylates glucose at carbon-6 hydroxyl group.