Protein Name hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase/glucose 1-dehydrogenase
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 9563
Gene Symbol

H6PD

UniProt O95479 (G6PE_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 280
Total Number of Articles : 318
Description

hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase/glucose 1-dehydrogenase

Gene Summary

There are 2 forms of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. G form is X-linked and H form, encoded by this gene, is autosomally linked. This H form shows activity with other hexose-6-phosphates, especially galactose-6-phosphate, whereas the G form is specific for glucose-6-phosphate. Both forms are present in most tissues, but H form is not found in red cells. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

synonyms
  • GDH/6PGL endoplasmic bifunctional protein
  • 6-phosphogluconolactonase
  • G6PD, H form
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Properties