glutathione catabolic process

id: GO:0006751
name: glutathione catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown 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:0042219cellular modified amino acid catabolic process
GO:0043171peptide catabolic process
GO:0044273sulfur compound catabolic process