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glucose-6-phosphatase

glucose-6-phosphatase in Medicine

glucose-6-phosphatase n.
A liver enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of glucose-6-phosphate to glucose and inorganic phosphate, thus allowing glucose in the liver to enter the blood.

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