Glucose-6-Phosphatase and the Exchange of Glucose with Glucose-6-Phosphate

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Science  01 Apr 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3405, pp. 991-992
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3405.991


An equation is presented which makes it possible to estimate the exchange activity of glucose-6-phosphatase, as a percentage of the hydrolytic activity, for a given concentration of substrate and acceptor. The quantitative significance of the exchange-inhibition phenomenon is discussed.