glycerokinase

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glycerokinase

[¦glis·ə·rō′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glycerol to glycerophosphate during microbial fermentation of propionic acid.
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Glycerol kinase deficiency alters expression of genes involved in lipid metabolism, carbohydrate metabolism, and insulin signaling.
Transcriptomic and network component analysis of glycerol kinase in skeletal muscle using a mouse model of glycerol kinase deficiency.
The common colorimetric assays include glycerol kinase and glycerol triphosphate oxidase, producing hydrogen peroxide, which in the presence of peroxidase results in a measurable color.
Thus, dihydroxyacetonephosphate may be formed from the glycerol portion of triacylglycerols in the muscle catalyzed by glycerol kinase and glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Glycerol kinase (GK) [3] is a 553-amino acid protein (1) that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glycerol to glycerol 3-phosphate by ATP in a variety of tissues, most prominently liver and kidney.
Glycerol kinase deficiency (GKD) is an X-linked recessive disorder that presents in both isolated and complex forms.
The glycerol kinase gene family: structure of the Xp gene, and related intronless retroposons.
For triglyceride measurements in fresh serum (10 [micro]L) or on filter discs, the enzymatic reagent contained lipase, glycerol kinase, glycerol-3-phosphate oxidase, peroxidase, ATP, 4-chlorophenol, and 4-amino antipyrine in PIPES buffer (5).
The glycerol is phosphorylated by glycerol kinase, and the resulting glycerol phosphate is oxidized by a glycerol-phosphate oxidase (GPO).