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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Effect of experimental diabetes on the activities of hexokinase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and catecholamines in rat erythrocytes of different ages.
High frequency of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in the Western Brazilian Amazon.
Glucose-6-Phosphate dehydrogenase plays a pivotal role in nitric oxide-involved defense against oxidative stress under salt stress in red kidney bean roots.
Genetics of castes and tribes of India: glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and abnormal haemoglobins (HbS and HbE).
Enhanced oxidative stress and accelerated cellular senescence in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficient human fibroblasts," Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol.
Inherited, non-spherocytic haemolysis due to deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme maintains a continuous supply of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) which in turn is essential for regeneration of reduced glutathione from oxidized glutathione (Gahlawat et al.
Background: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase is the commonest enzymopathy in human beings.
The altered activities of the key enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism such as hexokinase, pyruvate kinase, lactate dehydrogenase, glucose-6-phosphatase, fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, glycogen synthase and glycogen phosphorylase in liver of diabetic rats were significantly reverted to near normal levels by the administration of tangeretin.
At present, the NBS in the country includes screening of six disorders: congenital hypothyroidism, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, phenylketonuria, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, galactosemia and maple syrup urine disease.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common enzymatic deficiency of red blood cells in humans, affecting around 400 million people around the world.

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