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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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In addition to compounds related to the glycolytic pathway (dihydroxyacetone phosphate [DHAP], F-1,6-dP, lactic acid) and purine metabolism (AMP, ATP, GMP, hypoxanthine, IP, etc.), other compounds, including 6-phosphogluconic acid (6PG), sedoheptulose 7-phosphate (S7P), citric acid, fumaric acid, and NAD+, showed changes in their contents in the postmortem period.
Specifically, they found that the organism was missing a transaldolase and thus they allowed accumulation of sedoheptulose 7-phosphate.
Gille et al., "The sedoheptulose kinase CARKL directs macrophage polarization through control of glucose metabolism," Cell Metabolism, vol.