The evolution of glutathione metabolism in phototrophic microorganisms

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  • Glutathione -- Metabolism.,
  • Microbial metabolism.

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StatementRobert C. Fahey, Ralph M. Buschbacher and Gerald L. Newton.
SeriesNASA-CR -- 182902., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-182902.
ContributionsBuschbacher, Ralph M., Newton, Gerald L., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Get this from a library. The evolution of glutathione metabolism in phototrophic microorganisms. [Robert C Fahey; Ralph M Buschbacher; Gerald L Newton; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Of the many roles ascribed to glutathione (GSH) the one most clearly established is its role in the protection of higher eucaryotes against oxygen toxicity through destruction of thiol-reactive oxygen byproducts.

If this is the primary function of GSH then GSH metabolism should have evolved during or after the evolution of oxygenic by: Origins of life and evolution of the biosphere SeptemberVol Issue 3–4, pp – | Cite as Evolution of glutathione metabolism in phototrophic microorganismsCited by: 1.

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Glutathione metabolism and its role in vital functions of bacterial cells are considered, as well as common features and differences between the functions of glutathione in prokaryotic and.

Evolution of glutathione metabolism. Fahey RC(1), Sundquist AR. Author information: (1)Department of Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, La by: Calcium and phosphorus metabolism [by] James T. Irving.

With chapter by Felix Bronner [and] Gideon A. Rodan; The biology of phosphorus, by G. Evelyn Hutchinson [and others; The evolution of glutathione metabolism in phototrophic microorganisms [microform] / Robert C. Fahey, Ra. Glutathione is a potent, naturally occurring intracellular antioxidant. Glutathione levels are significantly reduced in the substantia nigra of patients with early Parkinson’s disease.

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Glutathione acts as an enzyme cofactor, transport component, nucleophilic substrate, and sulphur reservoir; and participates in key cellular processes such as protein synthesis and degradation, regulation of enzyme activity, synthesis of DNA, and maintenance of the integrity of cell membranes and by:   The expression of the Gloeobacter rhodopsin (GR) in a chemotrophic Escherichia coli enables the light-driven phototrophic energy generation.

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Fahey, Ra Carbon metabolism in Rhizobium leguminosarum MNF / [Ian McKay]. L-Glutathione is an amino acid molecule that is produced naturally in the body. Specifically, it is composed of cysteine, glycine, and glutamine.

[ATOC] [TAG:h] How it works The secret to how L-Glutathione works is the sulfur chemical group that it Author: Steve Smi. l-glutathione (γ-glutamyl-l-cysteinylglycine, GSH) is a tripeptide that is the most abundant non-protein thiol in animals, plants, and microorganisms [].Owing to its important physiological properties e.g., as an antioxidant and detoxifier [2–4], GSH has been widely used in health foods, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics industries [].In recent years, the commercial.

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Most of the functions of organisms are expressed in their ecological biochemistry. Metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that occur in living organisms in order to maintain life. These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environments.

Metabolism is usually divided into two categories. Abstract. The resistance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to oxidative stress (H 2 O 2 and Cd 2+) was compared in biofilms and planktonic cells, with the help of yeast mutants deleted of genes related to glutathione metabolism and oxidative m-forming cells were found predominantly in the G1 stage of the cell cycle.

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journal of molecular evolution. ; 25 (1): 3: 3: 44 chemical evolution and the origin of life - bibliography. AbstractGlutathione (GSH) is a naturally occurring chemical used by the human body to protect against chemical and environmental threats.

As a consequence of aging, lifestyle, diet, and disease, a gap can develop between the needs and availability of GSH. GSH decreases in association with risk factors for disease and undergoes a diurnal variation with lowest values.

Glutathione precursors are the nutritional building blocks your body uses to make glutathione. Taking straight glutathione supplements is a waste as the glutathione is destroyed by the acids in the stomach.

This is one of the reasons why it is best to take the building blocks of glutathione, known as precursors of glutathione. Glutathione, a tripeptide with the sequence γ-Glu-Cys-Gly, exists either in a reduced form with a free thiol group or in an oxidized form with a disulfide between two identical molecules.

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These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environments. Metabolism is usually divided into two categories.

Production of Glutathione (GSH) in a cell depends on the availability of glutathione precursors, three amino acids glutathione is made of.

These glutathione precursors are glutamate, glycine and cysteine. The first two, glutamate and glycine, are non-essential amino acids because they are manufactured by the body itself, however they can also be consumed and are readily. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN5/, VolumeIs pp.

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Half of the ³-L-glutamyl-L phthalate cysteine phthalocyanine glycine by its chemical name, the English name is L- Glutathione.

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Genome sequencing projects are revealing new information about the distribution and evolution of photosynthesis and phototrophy. Although coverage of the five phyla containing photosynthetic prokaryotes (Chlorobi, Chloroflexi, Cyanobacteria, Proteobacteria and Firmicutes) is limited and uneven, genome sequences are (or soon will be) available for > strains from these by:   Abstract.

Plants and the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe synthesize small cadmium-binding peptides, called phytochelatins, in response to cadmium.

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Glutathione peroxidase (EC and EC ) is the general name for a family of multiple isozymes that catalyze the reduction of H 2 O 2 or organic hydroperoxides to water or corresponding alcohols using reduced glutathione (GSH) as an electron donor (H 2 O 2 + 2GSH → GS‐SG + 2H 2 O).Cited by:   Unicellular cyanobacteria have attracted growing attention as potential host organisms for the production of valuable organic products and provide an ideal model to understand oxygenic photosynthesis and phototrophic metabolism.

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