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Medical Term:

phosphogluconate dehydrogenase

Pronunciation: fos'fo-glu'ko-nat de-hi'dro-jen-as

Definition: an enzyme catalyzing the reaction of 6-phospho-d-gluconate and NAD(P)+ to form 6-phospho-2-keto-d-gluconate and NAD(P)H; a deficiency of this enzyme has been reported, but no cell disruption has been observed.

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