Month: January 2015

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

  Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase is a NADP+ dependent enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of Glucose-6-Phosphate to 6-Phosphoglucono-∂-Lactone, the committed step of Pentose phosphate pathway. The pentose phosphate pathway has great importance in the production of NADPH and pentose sugars. It is mainly found in the tissues where …