hexokinase


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hexokinase

[¦hek·sō′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of hexoses.
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Hexokinase is insulin dependent and one of the key enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism which involve the phosphorylation of glucose into giucose-6-phosphate and its level was significantly decreased in the liver of diabetic rats, this may be the reason for the diminished consumption of glucose in the system and increased blood sugar levels due to lack of insulin and loss of insulin receptor (Roden and Bernroide 2003).
The increase in mitochondrial PT pore hexokinase can contribute to cell proliferation and cancer.
Determination of hexokinase isoenzyme I and II composition by RT-PCR: increased hexokinase isoenzyme II in human renal cell carcinoma.
Endurance exercise also increases the activities of the enzymes glycogen synthase and hexokinase (4).
In addition to the increased utilization of glucose by tumors, they also have increased amounts of transport proteins and the hexokinase enzyme, which lead to a greater accumulation of FDG.
The enzymatic conversion of nucleotide adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to adenosine diphosphate (ADP) by hexokinase was monitored in the bioreactor interfaced via the pneumatic sampler to a capillary electrophoresis unit [32].
The two specimens from San Fernando were identical at 14 of the 15 loci and differed only when stained for hexokinase (Table 2).
Lipskaya TY, Geiger PJ, Bessman SP: Compartmentation and metabolic parameters of mitochondrial hexokinase and creatine kinase depend on the rate of oxidative phosphorylation.
Consider using monitors and advising patients to use monitors that do not react with maltose, such as those based on glucose dehydrogenase nicotine adenine dinucleotide (GDH-NAD), glucose oxidase, or glucose hexokinase test methods.
Serum glucose kit in presentation r1 (20ml) containing 5 cartridges per kit with yield of 300 tests per cartridge and performance testing kit 1500 with hexokinase methodology / g-6-pdh (including without edta tubes 1000 5ml,calcium tests with presentation of r1 (13ml) containing 5 cartridges per kit with a yield of 300 and 1500 test for testing cartridge with arsenazo iii kit methodology.
The activities of hexokinase, glucose-6-phosphatase, fructose-1,6- bisphosphatase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, glycogen synthase and glycogen phosphorylase were measured.