[Solved] Why Is the Pentose Phosphate Pathway Important

Question 30
Multiple Choice
Question 30

Why is the pentose phosphate pathway important?

A)It produces more ATP molecules than any other biochemical pathway.
B)It is an alternate pathway for glucose oxidation, and provides important molecules such as NADPH and sugar phosphates.
C)It is an alternate pathway for the production of glucose and energy.
D)It serves as the primary pathway for the reoxidation of NADH to NAD+.
E)It converts 5-carbon sugars to 6-carbon sugars, thereby allowing them to enter into the glycolysis pathway.

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