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glutathione-disulfide reductase

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 2613

Nomenclature: glutathione-disulfide reductase

Family: 1.-.-.- Oxidoreductases

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Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 522 8p12 GSR glutathione-disulfide reductase
Mouse - 500 8 20.69 cM Gsr glutathione reductase
Rat - 424 16q12.3 Gsr glutathione-disulfide reductase
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glutathione reductase, mitochondrial | glutathione reductase
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Description:  Crystal Structure of human Glutathione Reductase complexed with a Fluoro-Analogue of the Menadione Derivative M5
PDB Id:  2GH5
Resolution:  1.7Å
Species:  Human
References:  1
Image of receptor 3D structure from RCSB PDB
Description:  Catalytic cycle of human glutathione reductase near 1 A resolution
Resolution:  1.8Å
Species:  Human
References:  2
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
carmustine Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Primary target of this compound N/A Inhibition 4.2 pIC50 3
pIC50 4.2 (IC50 7.1x10-5 M) [3]
Description: The enzyme inhibition assay uses purified S. cerevisiae glutathione reductase
oxiglutatione Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Primary target of this compound Ligand has a PDB structure Hs Inhibition - -
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Inhibitor Comments
Apart from the CHEMBL listing of oxiglutatione as an approved drug acting at glutathione reductase and one PubMed reference describing a its use in a single clinical case study [4], there is very little information available about this drug and its mechanism of action.
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Disease:  Hemolytic anemia due to glutathione reductase deficiency
Orphanet: ORPHA90030


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1. Bauer H, Fritz-Wolf K, Winzer A, Kühner S, Little S, Yardley V, Vezin H, Palfey B, Schirmer RH, Davioud-Charvet E. (2006) A fluoro analogue of the menadione derivative 6-[2'-(3'-methyl)-1',4'-naphthoquinolyl]hexanoic acid is a suicide substrate of glutathione reductase. Crystal structure of the alkylated human enzyme. J Am Chem Soc, 128 (33): 10784-94. [PMID:16910673]

2. Berkholz DS, Faber HR, Savvides SN, Karplus PA. (2008) Catalytic cycle of human glutathione reductase near 1 A resolution. J Mol Biol, 382 (2): 371-84. [PMID:18638483]

3. Liu X, Sturla SJ. (2009) Profiling patterns of glutathione reductase inhibition by the natural product illudin S and its acylfulvene analogues. Mol Biosyst, 5 (9): 1013-24. [PMID:19668867]

4. Nakatani Y, Nishimura A, Sugiyama K. (2013) Successful treatment of corneal wasp sting-induced panuveitis with vitrectomy. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect, 3 (1): 18. [PMID:23514564]

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1.-.-.- Oxidoreductases: glutathione-disulfide reductase. Last modified on 13/08/2015. Accessed on 21/02/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,