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glucose 6-phosphate

Pronunciation: glu'kos fos'fat

Definition: An ester of glucose with phosphoric acid; made in the course of glucose metabolism by mammalian and other cells; a normal constituent of resting muscle, probably always existing in equilibrium with fructose 6-phosphate.

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