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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Blood samples were taken for blood complete picture (CP) G6PD test and serum bilirubin level.
2] Nonstandard abbreviations: TEE, transesophageal echocardiography; Met-Hb, methemoglobin, G6PD, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; [O.
The American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Drugs says that TMP/ SMX (unless G6PD deficiency is present), amoxicillin, nitrofurantoin, ciprofloxacin, and ofloxacin usually are compatible with breastfeeding.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of regular long-term training on the erythrocyte G6PD activity and antioxidant enzymatic activities in basketball players.
Thus, in the early 1970s, the state of the art for HeLa cell identification included presence of G6PD type A, lack of a Y chromosome, and identification of a specific pattern of banded-marker chromosomes21; these 3 three findings were thought sufficient to define a cell line as HeLa.
He was an investigator in the phase IV safety study, which involved 56 evaluable acne patients with G6PD deficiency and showed no safety problems.
Objetivo: El proposito de este trabajo fue determinar si existe o no relacion entre el nivel de actividad de la enzima eritrocitaria G6PD y el grado de hemolisis inducida por el ejercicio en hombres adultos sedentarios en apariencia sanos, luego de un tiempo experimental de ejercicio moderado pre-extenuante y equivalente en modalidad y magnitud.
I read with interest the article by Mullick et al describing management of case of aniline-induced methaemoglobinaemia in a G6PD deficient patient (1).
Examples include albinism, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, erythropoietic protoporphyria, Fabry's disease, familial basal ganglia calcification, G6PD deficiency, Gaucher's disease, hemochromatosis, Huntington's chorea, hyperasparaginism, ichthyosis vulgaris, Kartagener's syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome (karyotype 47,XXY), metachromatic leukodystrophy, Niemann-Pick disease, phenylketonuria, acute intermittent porphyria, Turner's syndrome, and Wilson's disease.
Drug-induced immune haemolysis is an idiosyncratic reaction, while oxidative haemolysis is usually associated with G6PD deficiency and follows exposure to identified oxidative stressors.
Among the 16 infants with necrotizing enterocolitis, 5 (31%) were G6PD deficient.
En la carencia de G6PD y en otras enfermedades por glucogenosis, el glucogeno se almacena en cantidades excesivas en diversas partes del cuerpo, lo que ocasiona problemas en el higado, los musculos, las celulas sanguineas, el corazon, el cerebro u otros organos.