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Phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate (PRPP) is a pentosephosphate.
It plays a role in transferring phospho-ribose groups in several reactions:
Increased levels of PRPP are present in Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome. Decreased levels of hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl transferase (HGPRT) causes this accumulation, as PRPP is a substrate used by HGPRT during purine salvage.
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