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What does PFK stand for?

PFK stands for Phosphofructokinase

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But Hsieh-Wilson's team found that when GlcNAc attaches to the enzyme phosphofructokinase 1 (PFK1), it suppresses glycolysis at an early phase and reroutes the products of previous steps into a different pathway -- one that yields the nucleotides a tumor needs to grow, as well as molecules that protect tumor cells.
Maternal exposure to nicotine in the rat resulted in sustained or permanent suppression of glycolysis and glycogenolysis in the lung tissue of the pup (Maritz 1986, 1988), due to reduced synthesis of phosphorylase and phosphofructokinase (the rate-limiting step in glycolysis) in nicotine-exposed animals (Kordom 2004; Kordom et al.