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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 188.8.131.52 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NADP+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 184.108.40.206 glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
EC 220.127.116.113 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 18.104.22.1681 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD(P)+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 22.214.171.124 6-phosphogluconolactonase
EC 126.96.36.199 ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase
EC 188.8.131.52 ribose-5-phosphate isomerase