Pentose phosphate pathway Gene Set

Dataset PANTHER Pathways
Category structural or functional annotations
Type pathway
Description The process in which glucose is oxidized, coupled to NADPH synthesis. Glucose 6-P is oxidized with the formation of carbon dioxide (CO2), ribulose 5-phosphate and reduced NADP; ribulose 5-P then enters a series of reactions interconverting sugar phosphates. The pentose phosphate pathway is a major source of reducing equivalents for biosynthesis reactions and is also important for the conversion of hexoses to pentoses. (Gene Ontology, GO_0006098)
External Link http://www.pantherdb.org/pathway/pathDetail.do?clsAccession=P02762
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8 proteins participating in the Pentose phosphate pathway pathway from the PANTHER Pathways dataset.

Symbol Name
GPI glucose-6-phosphate isomerase
HK1 hexokinase 1
HK2 hexokinase 2
HKDC1 hexokinase domain containing 1
PGD phosphogluconate dehydrogenase
RPIA ribose 5-phosphate isomerase A
TALDO1 transaldolase 1
TKT transketolase