6.3.2.2: glutamate-cysteine ligase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about glutamate-cysteine ligase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

ATP
+
L-glutamate
+
L-cysteine
=
ADP
+
phosphate
+
gamma-L-glutamyl-L-cysteine

Synonyms

AtGCL, gamma -GCS, gamma-ECL, Gamma-ECS, gamma-GCS, gamma-GCS-GS, gamma-glutamate-cysteine ligase-glutathione synthetase, gamma-glutamate-cysteine ligase/glutathione synthetase, gamma-glutaminylcysteine synthetase, gamma-glutamycysteine synthetase, gamma-Glutamyl-L-cysteine synthetase, gamma-glutamylcysteine ligase, gamma-Glutamylcysteine synthetase, gamma-glutamylcysteine synthetase-glutathione synthetase, gamma-Glutamylcysteinyl-synthetase, gammaGCS, GCL, GCLC, GCLM, GCS, GLCL, GLCLC, GLCLR, glutamate cysteine ligase, glutamate-cysteine ligase, glutamate–cysteine ligase, GSH1, GshA, GshF, More, PAD2, StGCL-GS, Synthetase, gamma-glutamylcysteine

ECTree

     6 Ligases
         6.3 Forming carbon-nitrogen bonds
             6.3.2 Acid—amino-acid ligases (peptide synthases)
                6.3.2.2 glutamate-cysteine ligase