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map00030                    Pathway                                

Name
Pentose phosphate pathway
Description
The pentose phosphate pathway is a process of glucose turnover that produces NADPH as reducing equivalents and pentoses as essential parts of nucleotides. There are two different phases in the pathway. One is irreversible oxidative phase in which glucose-6P is converted to ribulose-5P by oxidative decarboxylation, and NADPH is generated [MD:M00006]. The other is reversible non-oxidative phase in which phosphorylated sugars are interconverted to generate xylulose-5P, ribulose-5P, and ribose-5P [MD:M00007]. Phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate (PRPP) formed from ribose-5P [MD:M00005] is an activated compound used in the biosynthesis of histidine and purine/pyrimidine nucleotides. This pathway map also shows the Entner-Doudoroff pathway where 6-P-gluconate is dehydrated and then cleaved into pyruvate and glyceraldehyde-3P [MD:M00008].
Class
Metabolism; Carbohydrate metabolism
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Pentose phosphate pathway
map00030

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Module
M00004  
Pentose phosphate pathway (Pentose phosphate cycle) [PATH:map00030]
M00005  
PRPP biosynthesis, ribose 5P => PRPP [PATH:map00030]
M00006  
Pentose phosphate pathway, oxidative phase, glucose 6P => ribulose 5P [PATH:map00030]
M00007  
Pentose phosphate pathway, non-oxidative phase, fructose 6P => ribose 5P [PATH:map00030]
M00008  
Entner-Doudoroff pathway, glucose-6P => glyceraldehyde-3P + pyruvate [PATH:map00030]
M00061  
D-Glucuronate degradation, D-glucuronate => pyruvate + D-glyceraldehyde 3P [PATH:map00030]
M00308  
Semi-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway, gluconate => glycerate-3P [PATH:map00030]
M00309  
Non-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway, gluconate/galactonate => glycerate [PATH:map00030]
M00580  
Pentose phosphate pathway, archaea, fructose 6P => ribose 5P [PATH:map00030]
M00631  
D-Galacturonate degradation (bacteria), D-galacturonate => pyruvate + D-glyceraldehyde 3P [PATH:map00030]
M00633  
Semi-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway, gluconate/galactonate => glycerate-3P [PATH:map00030]
Disease
H00196  
Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase I superactivity
H00668  
Anemia due to disorders of glutathione metabolism
H00946  
Arts syndrome
H01111  
Cortisone reductase deficiency (CRD)
H01135  
Ribose 5-phosphate isomerase (RPI) deficiency
H01189  
Transaldolase (TALDO) deficiency
H01375  
Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
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Reference
(map 3)
  Authors
Nishizuka Y (ed).
  Title
[Metabolic Maps] (In Japanese)
  Journal
Tokyo Kagaku Dojin (1980)
Reference
(map 4)
  Authors
Nishizuka Y, Seyama Y, Ikai A, Ishimura Y, Kawaguchi A (eds).
  Title
[Cellular Functions and Metabolic Maps] (In Japanese)
  Journal
Tokyo Kagaku Dojin (1997)
Reference
  Authors
Michal G.
  Title
Biochemical Pathways
  Journal
Wiley (1999)
Reference
  Authors
Hove-Jensen B, Rosenkrantz TJ, Haldimann A, Wanner BL.
  Title
Escherichia coli phnN, encoding ribose 1,5-bisphosphokinase activity (phosphoribosyl diphosphate forming): dual role in phosphonate degradation and NAD biosynthesis pathways.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 185:2793-801 (2003)
Reference
  Authors
Orita I, Sato T, Yurimoto H, Kato N, Atomi H, Imanaka T, Sakai Y
  Title
The ribulose monophosphate pathway substitutes for the missing pentose phosphate  pathway in the archaeon Thermococcus kodakaraensis.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 188:4698-704 (2006)
Reference
  Authors
Kato N, Yurimoto H, Thauer RK
  Title
The physiological role of the ribulose monophosphate pathway in bacteria and archaea.
  Journal
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:10-21 (2006)
Reference
  Authors
Kouril T, Wieloch P, Reimann J, Wagner M, Zaparty M, Albers SV, Schomburg D, Ruoff P, Siebers B
  Title
Unraveling the function of the two Entner-Doudoroff branches in the thermoacidophilic Crenarchaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus P2.
  Journal
FEBS J 280:1126-38 (2013)
Reference
  Authors
Reher M, Schonheit P
  Title
Glyceraldehyde dehydrogenases from the thermoacidophilic euryarchaeota Picrophilus torridus and Thermoplasma acidophilum, key enzymes of the non-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway, constitute a novel enzyme family within the aldehyde dehydrogenase superfamily.
  Journal
FEBS Lett 580:1198-204 (2006)
Reference
  Authors
Reher M, Fuhrer T, Bott M, Schonheit P
  Title
The nonphosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway in the thermoacidophilic euryarchaeon Picrophilus torridus involves a novel 2-keto-3-deoxygluconate- specific aldolase.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 192:964-74 (2010)
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