Metabolism of Mollicutes: the Embden—Meyerhof—Parnas Pathway and the Hexose Monophosphate Shunt

@article{Desantis1989MetabolismOM,
  title={Metabolism of Mollicutes: the Embden—Meyerhof—Parnas Pathway and the Hexose Monophosphate Shunt},
  author={D. Desantis and V. Tryon and J. Pollack},
  journal={Microbiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={135},
  pages={683-691}
}
SUMMARY: Cell-free extracts of eighteen fermentative and nonfermentative Mollicutes were examined for enzyme activities associated with the hexose monophosphate shunt (HMS) and Embden---Meyerhof---Parnas (EMP) pathway. All Acholeplasma spp. had glucose-6-phosphate (G6P) dehydrogenase (EC 1.1.1.49), 6-phosphogluconate (6PG) dehydrogenase (EC 1.1.1.44) and hexokinase (EC 2.7.1.1) activity. Of these three enzyme activities, hexokinase was also detected in Mycoplasma sp. Let. 1 but in no other… Expand

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