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Utilization of Xylitol in Human Erythrocytes

  • Toshio Asakura
  • Harutada Ninomiya
  • Shigeki Minakami
  • Haruhisa Yoshikawa
Conference paper

Abstract

Mature human erythrocytes synthesize no DNA, RNA, heme or protein. They possess no citric acid cycle or electron transfer system, and obtain the energy mainly from carbohydrate metabolism through the Embden-Meyerhof and Warburg-Dickens pathways.

Keywords

Human Erythrocyte Oxidize Glutathione Sugar Alcohol Osmotic Fragility Xylitol Dehydrogenase 
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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshio Asakura
    • 1
  • Harutada Ninomiya
    • 1
  • Shigeki Minakami
    • 1
  • Haruhisa Yoshikawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiological Chemistry and Nutrition, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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