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Definition: 'Phosphoglyceromutase'

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phosphoglyceromutase

Type: Term

Pronunciation: fos′fō-glis′ĕr-ō-myū′tās

Definitions:
1. An isomerizing enzyme catalyzing the reversible interconversion of 2-phosphoglycerate and 3-phosphoglycerate with 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate present as a cofactor; a deficiency of this enzyme, which plays a role in glycolysis, is an inherited disorder that results in an intolerance for strenuous exercise.




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