Glutathione (GSH) serves many important functions in the cell largely because, together with GSH reductase, it maintains a reducing environment for thiols and other intracellular constituents. Therefore, GSH serves to defend the cell against the continual oxidative onslaught caused by life with oxygen.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Glutathione|
|Subtitle of host publication||Metabolism and Physiological Functions|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)