Glutathione scavenges nitrosyl

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R-HSA-1222384
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Homo sapiens
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In the host cell cytosol, glutathione (GSH) scavenges nitrosyl, yielding S-nitrosoglutathione (GSNO). Both GSH and GSNO are effective against Mtb (Venketaraman et al. 2005).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15731094 Glutathione and nitrosoglutathione in macrophage defense against Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Venketaraman, V, Dayaram, YK, Talaue, MT, Connell, ND

Infect Immun 2005
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