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Table 2 Enzymes of the pentose phosphate pathway and pyridine nucleotide metabolism. Enzymes are grouped into pathways. They are given by their name, their EC numbers, the gene identification (PfID) in the Plasmodium genome database (PlasmoDB)), the time (in hours post invasion (HPI)) in the parasite's developmental cycle when they are maximally transcribed obtained from the IDC database and the metabolic function of the enzyme.

From: Data mining of the transcriptome of Plasmodium falciparum: the pentose phosphate pathway and ancillary processes

Pathway Enzyme EC number Pf ID Peak (HPI)
Pentose phosphate pathway Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase 1.1.1.49 PF14_0511 48
  6-phosphogluconolactonase 3.1.1.31 PF14 0511 48
  6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase 1.1.1.44 PF14_0520 26
  Ribulose 5-phosphate 3-epimerase 5.1.3.1 PFL0960w 29
  Ribose 5-phosphate isomerase 5.3.1.6 PFE0730c 21
  Transketolase 2.2.1.1 MAL6P1.110 17
  Ribose phosphate diphosphokinase 2.7.6.1 PF13 0143 PF13 0157 21 21
  Deoxyribose phosphate aldolase 4.1.2.4 PF10 0210 21
  Phosphoglucomutase 5.4.2.2 PF10 0122 21
Pyridine nucleotide metabolism Nicotinamidase 3.5.1.19 chr3.glm 243 18, 38
  Nicotinatephosphoribosyl transferase 2.4.2.11 chr6.glm_337 25
  Nicotinate-nucleotide adenylyl transferase 2.7.7.18 chr13.glm_329 20, 40
  NAD+ synthetase 6.3.5.1 PFI1310w 28
  Pyridine nucleotide transhydrogenase 1.6.1.1. PF14_0508 32
Thiamine metabolism Hydroxyethylthiazole kinase 2.7.1.50 PFL1920c 22
  Hydroxymethylpyrimidine kinase/ Phosphomethylpyrimidine kinase 2.7.149 2.7.4.7 PFE1030c 33
  Thiamine-phosphate diphosphorylase 2.5.1.3 MAL6P1.285 1
  Thiamine diphosphokinase 2.7.6.2 PFI1195c 28