ascorbate glutathione cycle

id: GO:0033355
name: ascorbate glutathione cycle
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A cyclic series of interconversions involving L-ascorbate and glutathione that scavenges hydrogen peroxide and reduces it to water, with concomitant oxidation of NADPH.

Parent Functions

GO:0006749glutathione metabolic process
GO:0019852L-ascorbic acid metabolic process
GO:0042744hydrogen peroxide catabolic process