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The oxidized form of N1,N6‐bis(glutathionyl)spermidine, derived from the trypanosomatid Crithidia fasciculata, a parasite of insects. Members of the Kinetoplastida lack glutathione reductase, and glutathione is converted to the conjugate, trypanothione. See also trypanothione reductase.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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