Activation of PP2A by Xylulose-5-phosphate

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R-HSA-163769
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Homo sapiens
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Xylulose-5-phosphate binds to Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A), activating it. This regulatory step may be the crucial physiological link explaining the coordinately increased rates of glycolysis and lipogenesis generally observed in individuals consuming high-carbohydrate diets.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12721358 A humble hexose monophosphate pathway metabolite regulates short- and long-term control of lipogenesis

Veech, RL

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003
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