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Accepted name: glutathione synthase
Reaction: ATP + γ-L-glutamyl-L-cysteine + glycine = ADP + phosphate + glutathione
For diagram of glutathione biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): glutathione synthetase; GSH synthetase
Systematic name: γ-L-glutamyl-L-cysteine:glycine ligase (ADP-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9023-62-5
1.  Law, M.Y. and Halliwell, B. Purification and properties of glutathione synthetase from (Spinacia oleracea) leaves. Plant Sci. 43 (1986) 185–191.
2.  Macnicol, P.K. Homoglutathione and glutathione synthetases of legume seedlings - partial-purification and substrate-specificity. Plant Sci. 53 (1987) 229–235.
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