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glyoxalase I
Synonyms GLOD1, GLYI
Species Human (2739) , Species Mouse (109801) , Species Rat (294320) , Species Zebrafish (368213) , Species domestic cat (101085123) , Species cow (540335) , Species dog (474894) , Species chicken (421428) , Species sheep (101102520) , Species domestic guinea pig (100726491) , Species naked mole-rat (101699804)
Summary: The enzyme encoded by this gene is responsible for the catalysis and formation of S-lactoyl-glutathione from methylglyoxal condensation and reduced glutatione. Glyoxalase I is linked to HLA and is localized to 6p21.3-p21.1, between HLA and the centromere. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]