Meaning of glucokinase

glu•co•ki•nase

Pronunciation: (gl"kō-kī'nās, -nāz), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. an enzyme, found in all living systems, that serves to catalyze the phosphorylation of gluconic acid.
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