- 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.
* * *phosphogluconate dehydrogenase n an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative decarboxylation of phosphogluconate with the generation of NADPH
Medical dictionary. 2011.