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Hexokinase

"Hexokinase" 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 conversion of ATP and a D-hexose to ADP and a D-hexose 6-phosphate. D-Glucose, D-mannose, D-fructose, sorbitol, and D-glucosamine can act as acceptors; ITP and dATP can act as donors. The liver isoenzyme has sometimes been called glucokinase. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 2.7.1.1.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hexokinase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hexokinase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2008 and 2017 and 2019
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