Reaction: 2 glutathione + NADP+ = glutathione disulfide + NADPH + H+
For diagram of reaction click here.
The term 'oxidized glutathione' has been replaced by the term 'glutathione disulfide' as the former is ambiguous. S,S'-Biglutathione may also be used to refer to this compound.
Other name(s): glutathione reductase; glutathione reductase (NADPH); NADPH-glutathione reductase; GSH reductase; GSSG reductase; NADPH-GSSG reductase; glutathione S-reductase; NADPH:oxidized-glutathione oxidoreductase
Systematic name: glutathione:NADP+ oxidoreductase
Comments: A dimeric flavoprotein (FAD); activity is dependent on a redox-active disulfide in each of the active centres.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9001-48-3
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