DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating G6PD and blackwater fever

G6PD [ENSP00000377192]

Glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase; Catalyzes the rate-limiting step of the oxidative pentose-phosphate pathway, which represents a route for the dissimilation of carbohydrates besides glycolysis. The main function of this enzyme is to provide reducing power (NADPH) and pentose phosphates for fatty acid and nucleic acid synthesis; Belongs to the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase family.

Synonyms:  G6PD,  G6PDp,  hG6PD,  A2IBT6,  E7EM57 ...

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