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GENE - TERM ANNOTATION REPORT

CRRD ID: 1593189
Species: Rattus norvegicus
CRRD Object: Gene
Symbol: Gsta5
Name: glutathione S-transferase alpha 5
Acc ID: GO:0006749
Term: glutathione metabolic process
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving 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; it has a specific role in the reduction of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and oxidized ascorbate, and it participates in the gamma-glutamyl cycle.
Definition Source(s): ISBN:0198506732
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
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