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Chemical Phytochelatins

Name Phytochelatins
Equivalent Term Phytochelatin
CAS Registry Number 98726-08-0
Definition Poly-glutathione peptides composed of (Glu-Cys)n-Gly where n is two to seven. They are biosynthesized by glutathione gamma-glutamylcysteinyltransferase and are found in many PLANTS; YEASTS; and algae. They sequester HEAVY METALS.
Curation Status No disease associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
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MeSH® ID D054811
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Phytochelatins Has associated genes
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