C6 compare and contrast pentose phosphate

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Unformatted text preview: ia, muta7ons in G6P dehydrogenase are selected for protec7on against malaria. Plasmodium falciparum is harbored within red blood cells. Par7al G6P deficiency (heterozygous muta7on) results in reduced NADPH levels, leading to oxida7ve stress harmful to the pathogens. cdc.gov...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2013 for the course BIOC 462b taught by Professor Grimes,tsao,borque during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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