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Information on EC 1.1.1.49 - glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP+)

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The enzyme catalyses a step of the pentose phosphate pathway. The enzyme is specific for NADP+. cf. EC 1.1.1.363, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase [NAD(P)+] and EC 1.1.1.388, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (NAD+).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
g6pd, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, g6pdh, g-6-pd, glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase, g-6-pdh, g-6pd, zwf-1, glc6pdh, glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase, more
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LITERATURE
D-glucose 6-phosphate + NADP+ = 6-phospho-D-glucono-1,5-lactone + NADPH + H+
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