Disorders of Red Cell Metabolism

Alberto Zanella, Edward C. Gordon-Smith

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPostgraduate Haematology: Sixth Edition
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405191807
Publication statusPublished - Nov 16 2010


  • Complete hexokinase deficiency-being lethal
  • Glucose phosphate isomerase (GPI)-catalysing second step of Embden-Meyerhof pathway
  • Glycolytic pathway and pentose phosphate pathway interaction-Rapoport-Luebering shunt
  • Glycolytic pathway or Embden-Meyerhof pathway
  • GPI deficiency-causes of CNSHA, congenital non-spherocytic haemolytic anaemia
  • Mature red cell, no DNA or RNA-incapable of protein synthesis
  • Metabolism in red cell-2,3-diphosphoglycerate regulating oxygen affinity of haemoglobin
  • Pentose phosphate pathway-hexose monophosphate shunt
  • PK catalyses, ultimate steps in glycolytic pathway
  • Red cell metabolism disorders

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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