EC - Glutathione synthase

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Accepted name:
glutathione synthase
Other names:
GSH synthetase
glutathione synthetase
Systematic name:
γ-L-glutamyl-L-cysteine:glycine ligase (ADP-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC50975
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004363
CAS Registry Number: 9023-62-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (81) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Law, M.Y. and Halliwell, B.
    Purification and properties of glutathione synthetase from (Spinacia oleracea) leaves.
    Plant Sci. 43 : 185-191 (1986).
  2. Macnicol, P.K.
    Homoglutathione and glutathione synthetases of legume seedlings - partial-purification and substrate-specificity.
    Plant Sci. 53 : 229-235 (1987).

[EC created 1961]