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The amino acids

  1. arginine is highly concentrated in phagosomes as part of so-called defensins

Hexose Monophosphate shunt  (aka Pentose Phosphate Pathway)


Gludocse-6 phosphate dehydrogenase  G6PD deficiency-an inborn error of metabolism by which NADPH is not produced efficiently. NADPH is necessary to keep glutathione a stabilizing factor in the RBC membrane. The result is a tendancy to hemolysis.