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Pentose Phosphate Pathway

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Pentose Phosphate Pathway

This quiz is designed to test your understanding on the pentose phosphate pathway

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Pentose phosphate pathway
    • A. 

      Produces NADH

    • B. 

      Utilizes NADH

    • C. 

      Produces NADPH

    • D. 

      Utilizes NADPH

  • 2. 
    During phase I of the pentose phosphate pathway, glucose 6 phosphate is converted to_______.
  • 3. 
    Individuals with a mutation that decreases the activity of glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase
    • A. 

      Have an increased risk of red blood cell lysis

    • B. 

      Have an increased risk of acquiring malaria

    • C. 

      Have increased levels of superoxide dismutase

    • D. 

      All of the above