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Pentose Phosphate Pathway

  1. Heinz-Gerd Zimmer

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001365

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How to Cite

Zimmer, H.-G. 2001. Pentose Phosphate Pathway. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

The pentose phosphate pathway occurs in the cytosol and forms a link between glycolysis and fatty acid as well as nucleotide metabolism.

Keywords:

  • oxidative branch;
  • non-oxidative branch;
  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;
  • catecholamines;
  • pathophysiology