Glossary of Medical Terms

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A glutathione derivative that forms when the sulfhydryl side chains of the cysteine residues of two glutathione molecules form a disulfide bond during the rate of being oxidised with different oxides and peroxides in cells. Glutathione reductase, with the coupled oxidation of NADPH, reduces gssg to two moles of glutathione. Chemical name: Bis(gamma-Glutamyl-L-cysteinylglycine) Disulfide
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