Pyruvate kinase

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pyruvate kinase

(Science: enzyme) aTP:pyruvate 2-o-phosphotransferase. A phosphotransferase that catalyses reversibly the phosphorylation of pyruvate to phosphoenolpyruvate in the presence of ATP. It has four isozymes (l, r, m1, and m2). Deficiency of the enzyme results in haemolytic anaemia.

Registry number: EC 2.7.1.40