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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006750 - glutathione biosynthetic process

Synonyms: glutathione anabolism, glutathione biosynthesis, glutathione formation, glutathione synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of 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.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019184 - nonribosomal peptide biosynthetic process,
GO:0042398 - cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0044272 - sulfur compound biosynthetic process,
GO:0006749 - glutathione metabolic process

Term Members:
γ-glutamyltranspeptidase (ggt),
γ-glutamate-cysteine ligase (gshA),
glutathione synthetase monomer (gshB)

Unification Links: GO:0006750

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:GLUTATHIONESYN-PWY, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_6960, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_32911, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_33459, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_81322, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_82189, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_84374, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_85658, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_88522, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_90769, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_92740, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_94932, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_96555, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_97813, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_98722, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_103397, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_105261, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_110421, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_110743


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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