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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Glutatión S-transferasa

Glutathione S-transferase (GLOO-tuh-THY-one TRANZ-fer-ays)
A family of enzymes involved in metabolism and in making toxic compounds less harmful to the body.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.