EC 2.3.2.15 - Glutathione γ-glutamylcysteinyltransferase

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EC 2.3.2.15

Names

Accepted name:
glutathione γ-glutamylcysteinyltransferase
Other names:
γ-glutamylcysteine dipeptidyl transpeptidase
phytochelatin synthase
Systematic name:
glutathione:poly(4-glutamyl-cysteinyl)glycine 4-glutamylcysteinyltransferase

Reaction

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0016756
CAS Registry Number: 125390-02-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Grill, E., Löffler, S., Winnacker, E.-L. and Zenk, M.H.
    Phytochelatins, the heavy-metal-binding peptides of plants, are synthesized from glutathione by a specific γ-glutamylcysteine dipeptidyl transpeptidase (phytochelatin synthase).
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 86: 6838-6842 (1989). [PMID: 16594069]

[EC 2.3.2.15 created 1992]