glutathione biosynthesis Gene Set

Dataset HumanCyc Pathways
Category structural or functional annotations
Type pathway
Description The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glutathione, the tripeptide glutamylcysteinylglycine, which acts as a coenzyme for some enzymes and as an antioxidant in the protection of sulfhydryl groups in enzymes and other proteins. (Gene Ontology, GO_0006750)
External Link http://humancyc.org/HUMAN/NEW-IMAGE?type=PATHWAY&object=GLUTATHIONESYN-PWY
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3 proteins participating in the glutathione biosynthesis pathway from the HumanCyc Pathways dataset.

Symbol Name
GCLC glutamate-cysteine ligase, catalytic subunit
GCLM glutamate-cysteine ligase, modifier subunit
GSS glutathione synthetase