Gamma-glutamylcysteine

Gamma-Glutamylcysteine

Identifiers
CAS number 686-58-8 (2S)-2-Amino, -4-{[(-1R)-1-carboxyethyl]carbamoyl} YesY
PubChem 123938 (2S)-2-Amino, -4-{[(-1R)-1-carboxyethyl]carbamoyl} YesY
ChemSpider 110467 (2S)-2-Amino, -4-{[(-1R)-1-carboxyethyl]carbamoyl} YesY
DrugBank DB03408
KEGG C00669 YesY
MeSH gamma-glutamylcysteine
ChEBI CHEBI:17515 YesY
Beilstein Reference 1729154 (2S)-2-Amino, -4-{[(-1R)-1-carboxyethyl]carbamoyl}
3DMet B01305
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C8H14N2O5S
Molar mass 250.27 g mol−1
Appearance White, opaque crystals
log P −1.168
Acidity (pKa) 2.214
Basicity (pKb) 11.783
Related compounds
Related alkanoic acids
 YesY (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

γ-Glutamylcysteine is a precursor of glutathione. It is formed by gamma-glutamylcysteine synthetase and used by glutathione synthetase to form glutathione.