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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 126.96.36.199 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NADP+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 188.8.131.52 glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
EC 184.108.40.2063 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 220.127.116.111 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD(P)+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 18.104.22.168 6-phosphogluconolactonase
EC 22.214.171.124 ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase
EC 126.96.36.199 ribose-5-phosphate isomerase