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Glutathione Synthase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glutathione Synthase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.464.259.850.500
Unique ID
D005981
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005981
Scope Note
One of the enzymes active in the gamma-glutamyl cycle. It catalyzes the synthesis of glutathione from gamma-glutamylcysteine and glycine in the presence of ATP with the formation of ADP and orthophosphate. EC 6.3.2.3.
Entry Term(s)
Glutathione Synthetase
Registry Number
EC 6.3.2.3
Related Numbers
9023-62-5
CAS Type 1 Name
gamma-L-Glutamyl-L-cysteine:glycine ligase (ADP-forming)
Previous Indexing
Glutathione (1973-1976)
Peptide Synthetases (1973-1976)
Public MeSH Note
98; see GLUTATHIONE SYNTHETASE 1991-97; see PEPTIDE SYNTHETASES 1977-90
History Note
98(77)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Glutathione Synthase Preferred
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