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Term:
ascorbate glutathione cycle (GO:0033355)
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ascorbate glutathione cycle 
A cyclic series of interconversions involving L-ascorbate and glutathione that scavenges hydrogen peroxide and reduces it to water, with concomitant oxidation of NADPH.
glutathione biosynthetic process +   
glutathione catabolic process  
glutathione deglycation  
L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process +   
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process 
negative regulation of hydrogen peroxide catabolic process  
positive regulation of hydrogen peroxide catabolic process  
regulation of hydrogen peroxide catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: hydrogen peroxide detoxification
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-2261
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-2261

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