"Glucose-6-Phosphate Isomerase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An aldose-ketose isomerase that catalyzes the reversible interconversion of glucose 6-phosphate and fructose 6-phosphate. In prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms it plays an essential role in glycolytic and gluconeogenic pathways. In mammalian systems the enzyme is found in the cytoplasm and as a secreted protein. This secreted form of glucose-6-phosphate isomerase has been referred to as autocrine motility factor or neuroleukin, and acts as a cytokine which binds to the AUTOCRINE MOTILITY FACTOR RECEPTOR. Deficiency of the enzyme in humans is an autosomal recessive trait, which results in CONGENITAL NONSPHEROCYTIC HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA.
- Glucose-6-Phosphate Isomerase
- Glucose 6 Phosphate Isomerase
- Isomerase, Glucose-6-Phosphate
- Isomerase, Glucose 6 Phosphate
- Phosphohexose Isomerase
- Isomerase, Phosphohexose
- Glucosephosphate Isomerase
- Isomerase, Glucosephosphate
- Phosphoglucose Isomerase
- Isomerase, Phosphoglucose
Autocrine Motility Factor
- Autocrine Motility Factor
- Motility Factor, Autocrine
- Tumor Autocrine Motility Factor
- Tumor-Cell Autocrine Motility Factor
- Tumor Cell Autocrine Motility Factor
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