phosphogluconate dehydrogenase

phosphogluconate dehydrogenase
6-phosphogluconic dehydrogenase; an enzyme catalyzing the reaction of 6-phospho-d-gluconate and NAD(P)+ to form 6-phospho-2-keto-d-gluconate and NAD(P)H; a deficiency of this enzyme has been reported, but no cell disruption has been observed.
An enzyme, which is part of the pentose phosphate shunt, that catalyzes the reaction of 6-phospho-d-gluconate and NADP+ to produce CO2, NADPH, and d-ribulose 5-phosphate.

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phosphogluconate dehydrogenase n an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative decarboxylation of phosphogluconate with the generation of NADPH

Medical dictionary. 2011.