Fig. 12A: Group Translocation, Step 1

When bacteria use the process of group translocation to transport glucose across their membrane, a high-energy phosphate group from phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) is transferred to the glucose molecule to form glucose-6-phosphate.

Illustration of Group Translation, step 1.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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