phosphofructokinase

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phosphofructokinase

[‚fäs·fə‚fru̇k‚tō′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
A glycolytic enzyme that functions in carbohydrate metabolism by catalyzing the phosphorylation of fructose phosphate.
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Second, AMPK regulates glycolysis by phosphorylating and activating phosphofructokinase-2 (PFK-2) [22].
Early post-mortem AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activation leads to phosphofructokinase-2 and -1 (PFK-2 and PFK-1) phosphorylation and the development of pale, soft, and exudative (PSE) conditions in porcine longissimus muscle.
Immunodetection of glucokinase (GCK), fructokinase (FK), phosphofructokinase-2 (PFK2), and ACTINB was performed with liver homogenates from each experimental group.

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