glycerol phosphate

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glyc·er·ol phos·phate

the anion of a phosphoric ester of glycerol; the 3-derivative is the central component of phosphatidates (R-glycerol 3-phosphate).
Synonym(s): glycerophosphate
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The immobilized CNTs provided increased electrical conductivity to the substrate, enabled more MSC attachment, and allowed for increased surface calcium deposition when chemical inducers, namely, glycerol phosphate, dexamethasone, and vitamin C, were added to the cell culture media.
Regazzi et al., "Low lactate dehydrogenase and high mitochondrial glycerol phosphate dehydrogenase in pancreatic [beta]-cells: potential role in nutrient sensing," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
ACC: acetyl-CoA carboxylase; ACL: ATP-citrate lyase; AGPAT: 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase; aP2: fatty acid binding protein; DGAT: diacylglycerol acyltransferase; ME: malic enzyme; FAS: fatty acid synthase; GPAT: glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase; GPDH: glycerol phosphate dehydrogenase; LPL: lipoprotein lipase; MDH: malate dehydrogenase; OAA: oxaloacetate; PC: piruvate carboxylase; PDH; piruvate dehydrogenase; PEPCK: phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase; VLDL: very low-density lipoprotein.
The glycerol phosphate in Stuart's transport medium is replaced by phosphate buffer to control the overgrowth of normal flora bacteria that might overgrow the potential pathogens in the specimen.
The glycerol is phosphorylated by glycerol kinase, and the resulting glycerol phosphate is oxidized by a glycerol-phosphate oxidase (GPO).