glutathione biosynthetic process

id: GO:0006750
name: glutathione biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glutathione, the tripeptide glutamylcysteinylglycine, which acts as a coenzyme for some enzymes and as an antioxidant in the protection of sulfhydryl groups in enzymes and other proteins.

Parent Functions

GO:0006749glutathione metabolic process
GO:0042398cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process
GO:0043043peptide biosynthetic process
GO:0044272sulfur compound biosynthetic process