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MGST1

Basics

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • MGST-I,
  • microsomal GST-1,
  • microsomal GST-I,
  • GST12,
  • EC 2.5.1.18,
  • Microsomal GST-I,
  • glutathione S-transferase 12,
  • MGST,
  • microsomal glutathione S-transferase 1,
  • Microsomal GST-1,

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Description…

MGST1, or microsomal glutathione S-transferase 1, is a protein that catalyzes the conjugation of glutathione to electrophiles and the reduction of lipid hydroperoxides. This protein is localized to the endoplasmic reticulum and outer mitochondrial membrane where it is thought to protect these membranes from oxidative stress. The MGST1 gene is a member of the MAPEG (Membrane Associated Proteins in Eicosanoid and Glutathione metabolism) family. This family consists of six human proteins, two of which are involved in the production of leukotrienes and prostaglandin E, important mediators of inflammation. Other family members, demonstrating glutathione S-transferase and peroxidase activities, are involved in cellular defense against toxic, carcinogenic, and pharmacologically active electrophilic compounds. There are several transcript variants, some of which do not code for a protein product.

Attributes

QA State: Under Review
Type: Gene
Short Name:

Datasets

There are no datasets associated with this biomarker.

Organs

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Studies

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Publications

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Resources

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News

The final report of the 2013 Cancer Biomarkers Bioinformatics Workshop is now available.

Announcement 06/26/2014


Please click here to register for the 9th EDRN Scientific Workshop from September 8-10, 2014, in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting registration page also has agendas and hotel reservation information.
Announcement 06/05/2014


Funding Opportunity Available

Both RFAs for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions have been published.

RFA-CA-14-010.html

and

RFA-CA-14-011.html