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Studies of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

Zakaria, Nurul Aili

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of glucose-6-phosphate to 6-phosphoglucolactone with the reduction of NADP+ to NADPH. It is the first component of the pentose phosphate pathway (PPP) that is a central and important biochemical pathway. The PPP functions to produce building block compounds and intermediates for energy production. The first three enzymes of the PPP are referred to as the oxidative phase and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/117368

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