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Medical Term:

glutathione synthetase

 

Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of glutathione, ADP, and orthophosphate from ?-glutamylcysteine, ATP, and glycine; a deficiency will lead to metabolic acidosis and progressive brain dysfunction.

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