Biochemistry Quiz#21 HMP Shunt

1. Which of the following enzymes catalyzes the rate-limiting step of the oxidative phase of the Hexose Monophosphate (HMP) Shunt, which produces NADPH? 

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2. NADPH produced by the HMP Shunt is essential for which of the following processes in red blood cells (RBCs)? 

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3. Which of the following tissues has a high demand for NADPH produced by the HMP Shunt for biosynthesis of fatty acids and steroids? 

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4. The nonoxidative phase of the HMP Shunt is reversible and involves enzymes such as transketolase and transaldolase. What is a key product of this phase that is essential for nucleotide synthesis? 

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5. Which of the following is a clinical consequence of a deficiency in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), the enzyme responsible for the rate-limiting step in the oxidative phase of the HMP Shunt? 

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