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Transketolase Summary

Description: An enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes the conversion of sedoheptulose 7-phosphate and D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate to D-ribose 5-phosphate and D-xylulose 5-phosphate in the PENTOSE PHOSPHATE PATHWAY. (Dorland, 27th ed) EC 2.2.1.1.

Also Known As: Apotransketolase; Glycolaldehydetransferase; Sedoheptulose-7-phosphate:D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate glycolaldehydetransferase

Networked: 290 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Transketolase is Relevant

  1. Thiamine Deficiency : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 63 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 54 results
  3. Ataxia (Dyssynergia) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  4. Wernicke Encephalopathy (Wernicke's Encephalopathy) : 1 outcome in 5 results
  5. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure) : 1 outcome in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Transketolase

  1. Thiamine (Aneurin)
  2. Enzymes
  3. Pyruvic Acid (Pyruvate)
  4. NADP (NADPH)
  5. Transcription Factors (Transcription Factor)
  6. Poly Adenosine Diphosphate Ribose
  7. Glucose (Dextrose)
  8. Oxidoreductases
  9. benphothiamine (benfotiamine)
  10. Hexokinase
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Therapies Related to Transketolase

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  3. Protein-Restricted Diet (Diet, Protein Restricted)
  4. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
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