glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

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glu·cose-6-phos·phate de·hy·dro·gen·ase

n. glucofosfato de deshidrogenasa, enzima presente en el hígado y los riñones necesaria en la conversión de glicerol a glucosa.
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Assay kits of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH) were the products of Randox Laboratory Ltd.
Hexokinase (HK) activity was determined using a commercial kit (Jiancheng Bioengineering Institute, Nanjing, China) based on the coupled reactions of hexokinase with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase which resulted in the formation of reduced form of nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide (NADH).
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, which is associated with primaquine failure for radical cure is also associated with dysglycaemia.
The presence or absence of some of these variants is associated with an increased risk for developing any one of the following 10 diseases or conditions: Parkinson's disease, late-onset Alzheimer's disease; celiac disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; early-onset primary dystonia; factor XI deficiency; Gaucher disease type 1; glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency; hereditary hemochromatosis; and hereditary thrombophilia.
The other diseases covered by the tests are celiac disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, early onset primary dystonia, Factor XI deficiency, Gaucher disease type 1, glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase deficiency (also known as G6PD), hereditary hemochromatosis, and hereditary thrombophilia.
FWGE also inhibits the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDFI), a metabolic enzyme essential for using glucose carbons to make ribose through the pentose phosphate pathway mentioned above.
Another key enzyme, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PdH), acts on the alternative pentose monophosphate pathway and is responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of NADPH in the cells (ASAI et al.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and carboxyhaemoglobin concentrations associated with bilirubin related morbiditu and death in Nigerian infants.
Frequency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency in asymptomatic Pakistani population.
In particular, they generated transgenic mice with an increased expression throughout their bodies of one of the most important enzymes for the production of NADPH, namely, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (or G6PD).
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, an X-linked genetic disorder, is a common human enzymopathy affecting over 400 million individuals worldwide [1].
Background: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an enzyme essential for basic cellular functions, including protection of red cell proteins from oxidative damage.
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