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Medical Term:

phosphoglucomutase

Pronunciation: fos'fo-glu'ko-myu'tas

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the reversible reaction, a-d-glucose 1-phosphate ? a-d-glucose 6-phosphate, with glucose 1,6-bisphosphate a necessary cofactor; one of the steps in glycogenolysis.

Synonym(s): glucose phosphomutase

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