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Hexokinase is an enzyme involved in glycolysis. It is responsible for the phosphorylation of glucose to form glucose 6-phosphate by the hydrolysis of one ATP to ADP.

Fig. 1 The enzymatic function of hexokinase

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Organism Amino Acid Sequence? Nucleotide Sequence?
Homo sapiens Yes Yes, cDNA
Mus musculus Yes Yes, cDNA
Drosophila melanogaster Yes Yes, whole gene
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yes Yes, whole gene
Schistosoma mansoni Yes Yes, cDNA

These sequences are the result of a search in Genbank


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