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The above steps also make ribose 5-phosphate for nucleotide biosynthesis.
For the net reaction of both early and late stages of the pentose phosphate pathway click here.
pentose phosphate pathway (later stages)
pentose phosphate pathway (overall reaction)
EC 22.214.171.124 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NADP+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 126.96.36.199 glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
EC 188.8.131.523 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 184.108.40.2061 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD(P)+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 220.127.116.11 6-phosphogluconolactonase
EC 18.104.22.168 ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase
EC 22.214.171.124 ribose-5-phosphate isomerase