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The aim of this volume is to present data from a systemic analysis of the dynamics state of glutathione, because it is believed that this analysis is critical and essential for a better understanding of pharmacotoxicological (defense against xenobiotics and peroxids), physiological (defense against stress) and nutritional (reservoir of cysteine) functions.
Table of Contents
Retrospects and prospects T. Higashi Nutritional significance of glutathione in rat liver N. Tateishi Turnover of glutathione in human fibroblasts in culture S. Bannai Additional comments on the two pools of glutathione in rat liver N. Tateishi Reduced and oxidized glutathione efflux from liver H. Sies Glutathione peroxidase in selenium deficient rats as monitored by its enzymatic and immunological activities K. Yasumoto Metabolism of extracellular glutathione in small intestine and kidney K. Ormstad Interorgan cooperation in enzymic processing and membrane transport of glutathione S-conjugates K. Okajima The amphipathic structure and membrane topology of enzymes involved in the renal catabolism of glutathione N.P. Curthoys gamma-glutamyltransferase of experimental tumors-activity purification, physical and kinetic properties N. Taniguchi Subject index