Dec 1, 1975

Evidence against the participation of the gamma-glutamyltransferase-gamma-glutamylcylclotransferase pathway in amino acid transport by rabbit erythrocytes

The Biochemical Journal
J D YoungP C Wright

Abstract

The GSH concentration of rabbit erythrocytes was monitored under conditions of large net transport of alanine, phenylalane and lysine in the absence of glucose. In no case was there an appreciable alteration in GSH concentration during amino acid uptake. It is suggested that the gamma-glutamyltransferase-gamma-glutamylcyclotransferase pathway does not participate in amino acid transport by these cells.

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Biochemical Pathway
Gamma-glutamyl transferase
Gamma Glutamyl Transferase Measurement
Abufne
Gamma-Glutamylcyclotransferase
Lysine
Specimen Type - Erythrocytes
Urine Lysine Measurement
Red Blood Cell Count Measurement
Endorphenyl

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