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A 2-ketoheptulose formed metabolically in the pentose monophosphate pathway as the 7-phosphate by condensation of d-xylulose 5-phosphate and d-ribose 5-phosphate, splitting out d-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate; the unphosphorylated sugar is found naturally in Sedum (stonecrop).
Synonym(s): d-altro-2-heptulose
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We developed a sensitive liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/ MS) method to simultaneously analyze the intracellular sugar phosphates dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP), glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate, erythrose 4-phosphate, ribose 5-phosphate, ribulose 5-phosphate, xylulose 5-phosphate, fructose 6-phosphate, glucose 6-phosphate, and sedoheptulose 7-phosphate in blood spots.
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