31 August 2014

The Pentose Phosphate Shunt

Glucose-6-Phosphate is the central Hub connecting Glucose, Glycogen, Pyruvate, and R-5-P in the Pentose-Phosphate-Shunt.

This video explores the control mechanisms, the purpose, and the reversing of the Pentose-Phosphate-Shunt. A detailed look how extra NADPH is used from this pathway to reduce glutathione in Red Blood Cells

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