Glucose 6 phosphatase dehydrogenase (G6PD) and neurodegenerative disorders: Mapping diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities

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Manju Tiwari;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Genes and Diseases (issn: 2352-3042)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.gendis.2017.09.001
  • Subject: Metabolic disorders | QH426-470 | Genetics | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase | Neurodegenerative disorders | Hemolytic anemia
    mesheuropmc: hemic and lymphatic diseases | congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | parasitic diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases

Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is a key and rate limiting enzyme in the pentose phosphate pathway (PPP). The physiological significance of enzyme is providing reduced energy to specific cells like erythrocyte by maintaining co-enzyme nicotinamide adenine dinuc... View more
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