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?-glutamyltransferase

Pronunciation: glu-tam'il-trans'fer-as

Definition: An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a ?-glutamyl group from a ?-glutamyl peptide (usually glutathione) to another peptide, certain amino acids, or water; a deficiency of this enzyme will result in glutathionuria.

Synonym(s): ?-glutamyl transpeptidase

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