Ribulose 5-phosphate

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Ribulose 5-phosphate
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CAS number 4151-19-3 N
PubChem 439184
ChemSpider 20015724 YesY
MeSH ribulose+5-phosphate
ChEBI CHEBI:58121 YesY
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Molecular formula C5H11O8P
Molar mass 230.11 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Ribulose 5-phosphate is one of the end-products of the pentose phosphate pathway. It is also an intermediate in the Calvin cycle.

It is formed by phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, and it can be acted upon by phosphopentose isomerase and phosphopentose epimerase.

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