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Introduction: Glutathione

Description of Glutathione

Glutathione: tripeptide composed of gamma-glutamate, cysteine, and glycine; an important endogenous reducing agent involved in oxidative respiration and free radical scavenging.
Source: CRISP

Glutathione: A tripeptide with many roles in cells. It conjugates to drugs to make them more soluble for excretion, is a cofactor for some enzymes, is involved in protein disulfide bond rearrangement and reduces peroxides.
Source: MeSH 2007

Glutathione: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Glutathione

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Glutathione

The following list attempts to classify Glutathione into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • CSNB, incomplete, autosomal recessive
  • CSNB, incomplete, X-linked
  • CSNB1A
  • CSNB1B
  • CSNB2A
  • CSNB2B
  • CSNU
  • CSNU1
  • CSO

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