acetyl phosphate


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acetyl phosphate

[ə′sed·əl ′fäs‚fāt]
(biochemistry)
C2H5O5P The anhydride of acetic and phosphoric acids occurring in the metabolism of pyruvic acid by some bacteria; phosphate is used by some microorganisms, in place of adenosine triphosphate, for the phosphorylation of hexose sugars.
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Pruess's lab showed biofilm formation by an Escherichia coli K-12 strain was high on carbon sources that are metabolized to acetylcoenzyme A, acetyl phosphate or acetate.
4:00 DOES INDUCIBLE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI K12 INVOLVE THE ACETYL PHOSPHATE PATHWAY?
Manning is now planning preliminary tests of methyl acetyl phosphate in sickle cell patients.