fructose 6-phosphatemedical dictionary

<biochemistry> A phosphorylated six-carbon sugar formed in the second step of glycolysis by the action of phosphoglucose isomerase on glucose-6-phosphate. In the third step, fructose 6-phospate and ATP are used to create fructose 1,6-biphosphate, ADP and a free hydrogen with the aid of phosphofructokinase.

(08 Mar 2000)