Sequence of this protein is as follows: MAEQVALSRT QVCGILREEL FQGDAFHQSD THIFIIMGAS GDLAKKKIYP TIWWLFRDGL LPENTFIVGY ARSRLTVADI RKQSEPFFKA TPEEKLKLED FFARNSYVAG QYDDAASYQR LNSHMNALHL GSQANRLFYL ALPPTVYEAV TKNIHESCMS QIGWNRIIVE KPFGRDLQSS DRLSNHISSL FREDQIYRID HYLGKEMVQN LMVLRFANRI FGPIWNRDNI ACVILTFKEP FGTEGRGGYF DEFGIIRDVM QNHLLQMLCL VAMEKPASTN SDDVRDEKVK VLKCISEVQA NNVVLGQYVG NPDGEGEATK GYLDDPTVPR GSTTATFAAV VLYVENERWD GVPFILRCGK ALNERKAEVR LQFHDVAGDI FHQQCKRNEL VIRVQPNEAV YTKMMTKKPG MFFNPEESEL DLTYGNRYKN VKLPDAYERL ILDVFCGSQM HFVRSDELRE AWRIFTPLLH QIELEKPKPI PYIYGSRGPT EADELMKRVG FQYEGTYKWV NPHKL
This gene encodes glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. This protein is a cytosolic enzyme encoded by a housekeeping X-linked gene whose main function is to produce NADPH, a key electron donor in the defense against oxidizing agents and in reductive biosynthetic reactions. G6PD is remarkable for its genetic diversity. Many variants of G6PD, mostly produced from missense mutations, have been described with wide ranging levels of enzyme activity and associated clinical symptoms. G6PD deficiency may cause neonatal jaundice, acute hemolysis, or severe chronic non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: G6PD; Glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenase
Gene Aliases: G6PD; G6PD1
UniProt ID: (Human) P11413
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2539