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Glycerol kinase

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Description of Glycerol kinase

Glycerol kinase: EC
Source: CRISP

Glycerol kinase: An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of glycerol 3-phosphate from ATP and glycerol. Dihydroxyacetone and L-glyceraldehyde can also act as acceptors; UTP and, in the case of the yeast enzyme, ITP and GTP can act as donors. It provides a way for glycerol derived from fats or glycerides to enter the glycolytic pathway. EC
Source: MeSH 2007

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