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The Pathway Ontology (PW), is currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about this vocabulary, please see Petri et al. The rat genome database pathway portal. Database (Oxford). 2011 Apr 8;2011:bar010. Print 2011 or contact us (

Term:glutathione biosynthetic pathway
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Accession:PW:0001277 term browser browse the term
Definition:Those metabolic reactions involved in the synthesis of glutathione. Glutathione is a tripeptide that exerts important functions as an antioxidant and in the conjugation of xenobiotics and drugs by phase II biotransformation enzymes.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Glutathione synthesis and recycling;   glutathione biosynthetic process

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  pathway 6096
    classic metabolic pathway 1854
      metabolic pathway of cofactors, vitamins, nutrients 367
        glutathione metabolic pathway 52
          glutathione biosynthetic pathway 0
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