glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

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glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

[′glü‚kōs ¦siks ′fäs‚fāt dē‚hī′drä·jə‚nās]
(biochemistry)
The mammalian enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of glucose-6-phosphate by TPN+(triphosphopyridine nucleotide).
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Dapsone-induced haemolytic anaemia and agranulocytosis in a patient with normal glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase activity.
Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an enzyme that is necessary for glucose metabolism and the preservation of red blood cells.

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