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Descriptor English: Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Descriptor Spanish: Vía de Pentosa Fosfato
Descriptor Portuguese: Via de Pentose Fosfato
Descriptor French: Voie des pentoses phosphates
Entry term(s): Hexose Monophosphate Shunt
Hexose Monophosphate Shunts
Pathway, Pentose Phosphate
Pathway, Pentose-Phosphate
Pathway, Pentosephosphate
Pathways, Pentose Phosphate
Pathways, Pentose-Phosphate
Pathways, Pentosephosphate
Pentose Phosphate Pathways
Pentose Phosphate Shunt
Pentose Phosphate Shunts
Pentose Shunt
Pentose Shunts
Pentose-Phosphate Pathway
Pentose-Phosphate Pathways
Pentosephosphate Pathway
Pentosephosphate Pathways
Pentosephosphate Shunt
Pentosephosphate Shunts
Shunt, Hexose Monophosphate
Shunt, Pentose
Shunt, Pentose Phosphate
Shunt, Pentosephosphate
Shunts, Hexose Monophosphate
Shunts, Pentose
Shunts, Pentose Phosphate
Shunts, Pentosephosphate
Tree number(s): G02.111.158.875
G03.191.875
G03.295.693
G03.493.695
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010427
Scope note: An oxidative decarboxylation process that converts GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE to D-ribose-5-phosphate via 6-phosphogluconate. The pentose product is used in the biosynthesis of NUCLEIC ACIDS. The generated energy is stored in the form of NADPH. This pathway is prominent in tissues which are active in the synthesis of FATTY ACIDS and STEROIDS.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Hexosephosphates (1966-1984)
Pentosephosphates (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 2006; see PENTOSEPHOSPHATE PATHWAY 1985-2005
History Note: 2006 (1985)
DeCS ID: 10621
Unique ID: D010427
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Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/05/29
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Pentose Phosphate Pathway - Preferred
Concept UI M0016194
Scope note An oxidative decarboxylation process that converts GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE to D-ribose-5-phosphate via 6-phosphogluconate. The pentose product is used in the biosynthesis of NUCLEIC ACIDS. The generated energy is stored in the form of NADPH. This pathway is prominent in tissues which are active in the synthesis of FATTY ACIDS and STEROIDS.
Preferred term Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Entry term(s) Hexose Monophosphate Shunt
Hexose Monophosphate Shunts
Pathway, Pentose Phosphate
Pathway, Pentose-Phosphate
Pathway, Pentosephosphate
Pathways, Pentose Phosphate
Pathways, Pentose-Phosphate
Pathways, Pentosephosphate
Pentose Phosphate Pathways
Pentose Phosphate Shunt
Pentose Phosphate Shunts
Pentose Shunt
Pentose Shunts
Pentose-Phosphate Pathway
Pentose-Phosphate Pathways
Pentosephosphate Pathway
Pentosephosphate Pathways
Pentosephosphate Shunt
Pentosephosphate Shunts
Shunt, Hexose Monophosphate
Shunt, Pentose
Shunt, Pentose Phosphate
Shunt, Pentosephosphate
Shunts, Hexose Monophosphate
Shunts, Pentose
Shunts, Pentose Phosphate
Shunts, Pentosephosphate



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