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Medical Term:

triokinase

Pronunciation: tri'o-ki'nas

Definition: A phosphotransferase catalyzing the phosphorylation of d-glyceraldehyde by ATP to produce d-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate and ADP; participates in a step in d-fructose metabolism.

Synonym(s): triosekinase

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