Medical Definition of Mannose-6-phosphate

1. Mannose derivative formed by phosphorylation in the Golgi complex of certain mannose residues on N glycan chains of lysosomal enzymes. Believed to function as targetting signal that causes entry of these enzymes to the lysosomes. The receptor (215 kD) is enriched in specialised pre lysosomes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mannose-6-phosphate

mannopeptimycins
mannopine cyclase
mannopine permease
mannopine synthase
mannoproteins
mannopyranose
mannopyranoses
mannopyranoside
mannopyranosides
mannopyranosyl
mannosamine
mannosan
mannosans
mannose
mannose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase
mannose-6-phosphate (current term)
mannose-6-phosphate isomerase
mannose-6-phosphate receptors
mannose-6-phosphate reductase
mannosephosphate isomerase
mannosephosphates
mannoses
mannosidase
mannosidases
mannoside
mannosidestreptomycin hydrolase
mannosidoses
mannosidosis
mannosulfan
mannosyl

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