glucose-6-phosphatasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the conversion of d-glucose-6-phosphate and water to d-glucose and orthophosphate. This enzyme is deficient in glycogen storage disease Ia.

Chemical name: D-Glucose-6-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Registry number: EC 3.1.3.9

(12 Dec 1998)