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Hepatic fructokinase (or ketohexokinase ) is an enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of fructose to produce fructose-1-phosphate.
- ATP + ADP +
- ATP + D-fructose → ADP + D-fructose-1-phosphate
A deficiency is associated with essential fructosuria.
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