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Glycerol Kinase

"Glycerol Kinase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of glycerol 3-phosphate from ATP and glycerol. Dihydroxyacetone and L-glyceraldehyde can also act as acceptors; UTP and, in the case of the yeast enzyme, ITP and GTP can act as donors. It provides a way for glycerol derived from fats or glycerides to enter the glycolytic pathway. EC 2.7.1.30.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glycerol Kinase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glycerol Kinase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1991 and 1993 and 1996 and 2000 and 2001 and 2007 and 2014 and 2018 and 2019
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