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Hexokinase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hexokinase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.620.300
Unique ID
D006593
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006593
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP and a D-hexose to ADP and a D-hexose 6-phosphate. D-Glucose, D-mannose, D-fructose, sorbitol, and D-glucosamine can act as acceptors; ITP and dATP can act as donors. The liver isoenzyme has sometimes been called glucokinase. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 2.7.1.1.
Entry Term(s)
Hexokinase A
Hexokinase D
Hexokinase II
Registry Number
EC 2.7.1.1
Related Numbers
9001-51-8
CAS Type 1 Name
ATP:D-hexose 6-phosphotransferase
NLM Classification #
QU 141
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Hexokinase Preferred
Hexokinase II Narrower
Hexokinase A Related
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