OBO ID: GO:0006749
Term Name: glutathione metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • glutathione metabolism
  • oxidized glutathione reduction
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving 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; it has a specific role in the reduction of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and oxidized ascorbate, and it participates in the gamma-glutamyl cycle. 0198506732
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