glucose 6-phosphate


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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.

glucose 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.
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Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is a posible risk factor for the development of preeclampsia.
High glucose concentration non-enzymatically glycates phosphoglucoisomerase and inhibits the proportion of glucose 6-phosphate metabolized via the glycolytic pathway.
Further studies on the properties and assay of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase and 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase in rat liver.
Increasing glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity restores redox balance in vascular endothelial cells exposed to high glucose," PLoS ONE, vol.
10 mM glucose 6-phosphate, and 1 unit of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase/ml, expressed as final concentrations, in a total volume of 180 [micro]l.
An elevation of aminotransferases in the range of viral hepatitis was common, but hyperbilirubinemia is exceptional and usually associated with alcoholism, co-infection, or glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.