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Accepted name: glucokinase
Reaction: ATP + D-glucose = ADP + D-glucose 6-phosphate
Other name(s): glucokinase (phosphorylating)
Systematic name: ATP:D-glucose 6-phosphotransferase
Comments: A group of enzymes found in invertebrates and microorganisms that are highly specific for glucose.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9001-36-9
1.  Baumann, P. Glucokinase of Dictyostelium discoideum. Biochemistry 8 (1969) 5011–5015. [PMID: 4312464]
2.  Bueding, E. and MacKinnon, J.A. Hexokinases of Schistosoma mansoni. J. Biol. Chem. 215 (1955) 495–506. [PMID: 13242546]
3.  Porter, E.V., Chassy, B.M. and Holmlund, C.E. Purification and kinetic characterization of a specific glucokinase from Streptococcus mutans OMZ70 cells. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 709 (1982) 178–186. [DOI] [PMID: 7150605]
[EC created 1961]

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