UniProt functional annotation for P30113

UniProt code: P30113.

Organism: Schistosoma bovis (Blood fluke).
Taxonomy: Eukaryota; Metazoa; Platyhelminthes; Trematoda; Digenea; Strigeidida; Schistosomatoidea; Schistosomatidae; Schistosoma.
Function: Conjugation of reduced glutathione to a wide number of exogenous and endogenous hydrophobic electrophiles.
Function: GST isoenzymes appear to play a central role in the parasite detoxification system. Other functions are also suspected including a role in increasing the solubility of haematin in the parasite gut.
Catalytic activity: RX + glutathione = HX + R-S-glutathione.
Subunit: Homodimer.
Similarity: Belongs to the GST superfamily. Mu family.
Similarity: Contains 1 GST C-terminal domain.
Similarity: Contains 1 GST N-terminal domain.
Sequence caution: Sequence=AAA29892.1; Type=Erroneous initiation;

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.