D-glucose 6-phosphate | definition of d-glucose 6-phosphate by Medical dictionary
d-·glu·cose 6-phos·phate (glū'kōs fos'fāt),
A key intermediate in processes such as glycolysis, glycogenolysis, and pentose phosphate shunt; elevated levels inhibit brain hexokinase and glycolysis.
Robison, Robert, English chemist, 1884-1941.
- a key intermediate in glycolysis, glycogenolysis, pentose phosphate shunt, etc. Synonym(s): D-glucose 6-phosphate
; Robison-Embden ester
Robison ester dehydrogenase - a deficiency of this enzyme can lead to severe hemolytic anemia and favism. Synonym(s): glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase
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Sugar phosphates, such as d-glucose 6-phosphate
(glu6P),  play a role as intermediary metabolites in several metabolic pathways, including glycolysis, gluconeogenesis, and the pentose phosphate pathway (PPP).
The basic idea of using GALT to assess Gal-1-P in erythrocytes was extended to measuring the product of the reaction, [alpha]-D-glucose 1-phosphate (Glu-1-P), after enzymatic conversion to D-glucose 6-phosphate
(Glu-6-P) and treatment with Glu-6-P dehydrogenase to form NADH, which was measured fluorometrically (8), or by determining the radioisotope content of the Glu-1-P when [sup.