inositol hexakisphosphate


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inositol hex·a·kis·phos·phate

 (hĕk′sə-kĭs′fŏs′fāt′) also inositol hex·a·phos·phate (hĕk′sə-)
n. Abbr. IP6

[Greek hexakis, six times (from hexa, six; see s(w)eks- in Indo-European roots) + phosphate.]
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Two isomers of inositol hexakisphosphate were detected, though not in all soils: peaks at 4.
All other detected species represented small proportions of total signal; on average, these species represented the following percentages of total P in NaOH-EDTA extracts: 3% (lipid P); 1% (RNA P); 2% inositol hexakisphosphate (phyate rscyllo-\?
Hypo-osmotic stress activates Plc1p-dependent phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate hydrolysis and inositol hexakisphosphate accumulation in yeast.

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