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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 184.108.40.206 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NADP+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 220.127.116.11 glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
EC 18.104.22.1683 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 22.214.171.1241 phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NAD(P)+-dependent, decarboxylating)
EC 126.96.36.199 6-phosphogluconolactonase
EC 188.8.131.52 ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase
EC 184.108.40.206 ribose-5-phosphate isomerase