IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutathione-homocystine transhydrogenase

Reaction: 2 glutathione + homocystine = glutathione disulfide + 2 homocysteine

Systematic name: glutathione:homocystine oxidoreductase

Comments: The reactions catalysed by this enzyme and by others in this subclass may be similar to those catalysed by EC glutathione transferase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9029-40-7


1. Racker, E. Glutathione-homocystine transhydrogenase. J. Biol. Chem. 217 (1955) 867-874.

[EC created 1961]

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