• gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase
German: gamma-Glutamyltransferase
Japanese: ガンマグルタミル基転移酵素

Enzymology. Abbr. GGT. An enzyme with a key role in the synthesis and degradation of glutathione. It catalyzes the transfer of the gamma-glutamylgroup to an amino acid. The enzyme occurs in kidney, liver, spleen, pancreas, and small intestine. Increased serum level is an indicator of liver damage.

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