IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutathione thiolesterase

Reaction: S-acylglutathione + H2O = glutathione + a carboxylate

Other name(s): citryl-glutathione thioesterhydrolase

Systematic name: S-acylglutathione hydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-99-4


1. Kielley, W.W. and Bradley, L.B. Glutathione thiolesterase. J. Biol. Chem. 206 (1954) 327-338.

[EC created 1961]

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