lactoylglutathione lyase

Glyoxalase I; a lyase cleaving S-d-lactoylglutathione to glutathione and methylglyoxal. SYN: aldoketomutase, ketone-aldehyde mutase, methylglyoxalase.

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lac·to·yl·glu·ta·thi·one ly·ase (lak″to-əl-gloo″tə-thiґōn liґās) [EC] an enzyme of the lyase class that catalyzes the condensation of methylglyoxal and glutathione to form lactoylglutathione as a step in the conversion of methylglyoxal to lactic acid. See also glyoxalase.

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