"Phosphofructokinase-2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An allosteric enzyme that regulates glycolysis and gluconeogenesis by catalyzing the transfer of a phosphate group from ATP to fructose-6-phosphate to yield fructose-2,6-bisphosphate, an allosteric effector for the other 6-phosphofructokinase, PHOSPHOFRUCTOKINASE-1. Phosphofructokinase-2 is bifunctional: the dephosphorylated form is a kinase and the phosphorylated form is a phosphatase that breaks down fructose-2,6-bisphosphate to yield fructose-6-phosphate.
- Phosphofructokinase 2
- ATP-D-Fructose-6-phosphate 2-phosphotransferase
- Fructose-2,6-bisphosphate 2-phosphatase
- Fructose 2,6-bisphosphatase
- 6-Phosphofructo 2-kinase-fructose 2,6-bisphosphatase
- F Kinase-F-bisphosphatase
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