Glutathione is a sulfhydryl (-SH) antioxidant, antitoxin, and enzyme cofactor. It is ubiquitous in animals, plants, and microorganisms, and being water soluble is found mainly in the cell cytosol and other aqueous phases of the living system. It has been assigned several cellular functions, including protection against oxidative damage, maintenance of a reducing cellular thiol-disulfide balance, electron donation for a number of e[...]
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