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Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase, 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase, and Glutathione Redutase Levels of Lymphocytes from Normal Individuals and Patients with Cancer

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Title:Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase, 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase, and Glutathione Redutase Levels of Lymphocytes from Normal Individuals and Patients with Cancer
Authors:Yoshida, Mark
Contributors:Biology (department)
Date Issued:15 Jan 2014
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract:The initiating reaction of the hexose monophosphate shunt (HMP shunt, phosphogluconate pathway, pentose phosphate pathway) is catalyzed by the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD; D-glucose-6-phosphate:NADP 1-exidoredctase). In this reaction, glucose-6-phosphate is oxidized to 6-phosphogluconolactone with the direct transfer of two electrons from glucose-6-phosphate to the nicrotinamide ring of oxidized nicronamide adenin dinucleaotide phosphate (NADP).
Pages/Duration:27 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/31998
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