|Jmol-3D images||Image 1|
|Molar mass||210.18 g mol−1|
| (what is: / ?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Mannoheptulose is a hexokinase inhibitor. It is a heptose, a monosaccharide with seven carbon atoms. By blocking the enzyme hexokinase, it prevents glucose phosphorylation. As a result, the breakdown of glucose is inhibited. It is found as D-mannoheptulose in avocados.
- Dai, N; Schaffer, A; Petreikov, M; Shahak, Y; Giller, Y; Ratner, K; Levine, A; Granot, D (1999). "Overexpression of Arabidopsis hexokinase in tomato plants inhibits growth, reduces photosynthesis, and induces rapid senescence". The Plant cell 11 (7): 1253–66. PMC 144264. PMID 10402427.
|This biochemistry article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|