Fig. 13: Glycolysis: Step 1 - Conversion of Glucose to Glucose 6-Phosphate

A phosphate from the hydrolysis of a molecule of ATP is added to glucose, a 6-carbon sugar, to form glucose 6-phosphate.

Illustration of the First Step in Glycolysis: Converting Clucose to Glucose 6-Phosphate.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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