trypanothione

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Etymology[edit]

From trypano- +‎ glutathione

Noun[edit]

trypanothione (uncountable)

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  1. (chemistry) An unusual form of glutathione containing two molecules of glutathione joined by a spermidine (polyamine) linker, found in parasitic protozoa such as leishmania and trypanosomes.