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TTD Target ID: TTDR00008

Target Information
NameGlucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase    
Type of targetResearch target    
DiseaseSystemic lupus erythematosus
[ICD9: 710.0   ICD10: M32]
BioChemical ClassOxidoreductases acting on the CH-OH group of donors    
EC NumberEC
PathwayGlutathione metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Pentose phosphate pathway
UniProt IDP11413
PDB Structure1QKI; 2BH9; 2BHL.    
FunctionProduces pentose sugars for nucleic acid synthesis and main producer of nadph reducing power.    
Target ValidationClick to Find Target Validation Information.    
Inhibitor2'-Monophosphoadenosine 5'-Diphosphoribose[2]
Hydroxyacetic Acid[2]
Cross References 3D Structure
Related Literature
On-Line Medical Dictionary
Ref 1Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. To Reference
Ref 2Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. To Reference
Ref 3Bioorg Med Chem. 2009 Mar 15;17(6):2483-9. Epub 2009 Feb 4.Inhibition of Trypanosoma brucei glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase by human steroids and their effects on the viability of cultured parasites. To Reference
Ref 4Glucose utilization and activity of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, isocitrate dehydrogenase and malate dehydrogenase in rat erythrocytes after treatment with tuberculostatic agents. Vopr Med Khim. 1986 Sep-Oct;32(5):32-5. To Reference


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