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Medical Term:

d-glucose 6-phosphate

Pronunciation: glu'kos fos'fat

Definition: A key intermediate in processes such as glycolysis, glycogenolysis, and pentose phosphate shunt; elevated levels inhibit brain hexokinase and glycolysis.

Synonym(s): Robison ester, Robison-Embden ester

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