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Glutathione

A tripeptide with many roles in cells. It conjugates to drugs to make them more soluble for excretion, is a cofactor for some enzymes, is involved in protein disulfide bond rearrangement and reduces peroxides.

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Oxyglutathione

A GLUTATHIONE dimer formed by a disulfide bond between the cysteine sulfhydryl side chains during the course of being oxidized.

Nameoxyglutathione
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Redox reaction

Glutathione (reduced) Oxyglutathione (oxidized)
GSH GSSG
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