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gamma-Glutamylcyclotransferase

"gamma-Glutamylcyclotransferase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of pyroglutamate from a gamma-glutamyl-amino acid, also releasing the free amino acid. The enzyme acts on derivatives of glutamate, 2-aminobutyrate, alanine and glycine. The enzyme has been proposed to have a role in a gamma-glutamyl cycle for amino acid transport into cells in the intestines. EC 2.3.2.4.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "gamma-Glutamylcyclotransferase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "gamma-Glutamylcyclotransferase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2017
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