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Substance Name: Hexokinase
RN: 9001-51-8


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP and a D-hexose to ADP and a D-hexose 6-phosphate. D-Glucose, D-mannose, D-fructose, sorbitol, and D-glucosamine can act as acceptors; ITP and dATP can act as donors. The liver isoenzyme has sometimes been called glucokinase. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Hexokinase


  • EINECS 232-611-5

Systematic Names

  • Hexokinase
  • Kinase (phosphorylating), hexo-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-51-8

System Generated Number

  • 0009001518