"Hexokinase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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 184.108.40.206.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hexokinase" by people in Profiles.
A Hyperactive RelA/p65-Hexokinase 2 Signaling Axis Drives Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma. Cancer Res. 2020 12 01; 80(23):5330-5343.
PGC-1? deficiency accelerates the transition to heart failure in pressure overload hypertrophy. Circ Res. 2011 Sep 16; 109(7):783-93.
Quercetin, a fluorescent bioflavanoid, inhibits Trypanosoma brucei hexokinase 1. Exp Parasitol. 2011 Feb; 127(2):423-8.