Catalog Number: 5219
Alternate Names: GSH
Chemical Name: L-γ-glutamyl-L-cysteinyl-glycine
Biological Activity
Endogenous antioxidant; reduces reactive oxygen species formed during cellular metabolism. Regulates activity of the redox sensitive transcription factor NF-κB. Cytoprotective.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    307.32
  • Formula:
    C10H17N3O6S
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
  • CAS No:
    70-18-8
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Glutathione homeostasis in response to exercise training and nutritional supplements.
    Sen et al.
    Mol.Cell.Biochem., 1999;196:31
  2. The antioxidant role of glutathione and N-acetyl-cysteine supplements and exercise-induced oxidative stress.
    Kerksick et al.
    J.Int.Soc.Sports Nutr., 2005;2:38

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