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Substance Name: gamma-Glutamyltransferase
RN: 9046-27-9


  • An enzyme, sometimes called GGT, with a key role in the synthesis and degradation of GLUTATHIONE; (GSH, a tripeptide that protects cells from many toxins). It catalyzes the transfer of the gamma-glutamyl moiety to an acceptor amino acid.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • gamma-Glutamyltransferase


  • EINECS 232-931-5
  • gamma-Glutamyl transpeptidase
  • gamma-Glutamyltransferase
  • gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase

Systematic Names

  • gamma-Glutamyltransferase
  • Glutamyltransferase, gamma-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9046-27-9

Other Registry Numbers

  • 100785-51-1
  • 131572-04-8
  • 9013-62-1

System Generated Number

  • 0009046279