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galactonic acid ( class : SGD)

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Metabolite annotationGalactonic acid
Comments Concerning Namessynonym = 2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoic acid
Compound FormulaC6H12O7
Metabolite sub-classSG
MetNetDB metabolite nameGalactonic acid
Molecular weight196.15528
PathwayGalactonate is increased in red blood cells of galactosemic patients, due to a galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALT) deficiency ((PMID 14680973, OMMBID: The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, Ch.72)

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