- A substance found in plant and animal tissues that has many functions in a cell. These include activating certain enzymes and destroying toxic compounds and chemicals that contain oxygen.
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Glutathione — Glutathione … Wikipedia
glutathione — [glo͞ot΄ə thī′ōn΄] n. a polypeptide, C10H17O6N3S, containing cysteine, glutamic acid, and glycine and involved, as an antioxidant and coenzyme, in the normal biochemical reactions occurring in plant and animal tissues … English World dictionary
glutathione — The tripeptide g glutamylcysteinylglycine. It contains an unusual peptide linkage between the g carboxyl group of the glutamate side chain and the amine group of cysteine. The concentration of glutathione in animal cells is around 5mM and its… … Dictionary of molecular biology
glutathione — A tripeptide of glycine, l cysteine, and l glutamate, with l glutamate having an isopeptide bond with the amino moiety of l cysteine. G. has a wide variety of roles in a cell; it is the most prevalent non protein thiol. G. disulfide (GSSG)… … Medical dictionary
glutathione — n. a peptide containing the amino acids glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine. It functions as a coenzyme in several oxidation reduction reactions. Glutathione serves as an antioxidant: it reacts with potentially harmful oxidizing agents and is… … The new mediacal dictionary
glutathione — /glooh teuh thuy ohn/, n. Biochem. a crystalline, water soluble peptide of glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, C10H17N3O6S, found in blood and in animal and plant tissues, and important in tissue oxidations and in the activation of some enzymes … Universalium
glutathione — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary gluta (from glutamic acid) + thi + one Date: 1921 a peptide C10H17N3O6S that contains one amino acid residue each of glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, that occurs widely in plant and animal… … New Collegiate Dictionary
Glutathione — Glutathion Glutathion Fo … Wikipédia en Français
glutathione — noun A tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions … Wiktionary
glutathione — n. chemical compound found in plants and animals … English contemporary dictionary
glutathione — glu·ta·thi·one … English syllables