Summary of GSTM1

GSTM1 is a mu class glutathione S-transferase. The mu class of enzymes functions in the detoxification of electrophilic compounds, including carcinogens, therapeutic drugs, environmental toxins and products of oxidative stress, by conjugation with glutathione.

The Function of GSTM1

Conjugation of reduced glutathione to a wide number of exogenous and endogenous hydrophobic electrophiles.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Glutathione S-transferase Mu 1

Short name:


Alternative name(s):

GST HB subunit 4
GST class-mu 1

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