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Medical Term:

glucose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase

Pronunciation: glu'kos-fos'fat yur'i-dil'il-trans'fer-as

Definition: An enzyme that activates d-glucose by reacting d-glucose 1-phosphate with UTP, producing pyrophosphate and UDPglucose; a crucial step in glycogen biosynthesis.

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