L-Glutathione reduced


γ-L-Glutamyl-L-cysteinyl-glycine, GSH
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192-195 °C (dec.) (lit.)

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L-Glutathione (GSH) reduced has been used in the elution buffer to elute GST (glutathione S-transferase)-fused proteins using glutathione-agarose beads. It has been used to prepare a standard curve for GSH analyses.
May be used at 5-10 mM to elute glutathione S-transferase (GST) from glutathione agarose.


10 mg in glass bottle
300 mg in poly bottle
1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Endogenous antioxidant that plays a major role in reducing reactive oxygen species formed during cellular metabolism and the respiratory burst. Glutathione-S-transferase catalyzes the formation of glutathione thioethers with xenobiotics, leukotrienes, and other molecules that have an electrophilic center. Glutathione also forms disulfide bonds with cysteine residues in proteins. Via these mechanisms, it can have the paradoxical effect of reducing the efficacy of anti-cancer agents.
Reduced L-glutathione (GSH) is a thiol compound and is associated with catabolism and transportation. Plasma GSH levels are associated with Parkinson′s diseases, Alzheimer′s, diabetes, macular degeneration, and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) disease.

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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  1. Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?

    If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.

  2. How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?

    The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.

  3. What is the solution stability of Product G4251, L-Glutathione reduced?

    Aqueous solutions readily oxidize in air to oxidized glutathione, GSSG.  Half-lives of reduced glutathione in solution at various pHs and temperatures have been reported.  The half-life of reduced glutathione is increased in the presence of a chelating agent.  For supporting references, please consult the product information sheet (under Documents, above).

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