xylulose 5-phosphate

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xy·lu·lose 5-phos·phate

the d-isomer is an intermediate in the pentose phosphate pathway and in transketolization.
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57] reported that enhanced activity of the hexose monophosphate shunt pathway leads to intrahepatocyte increase in xylulose-5-phosphate, which in turn activates phosphoprotein phosphatase A2, a main activator of Chrebp.
They act in a pathway to convert xylose into xylitol, xylulose, and xylulose-5-phosphate, before eventually producing ethanol.