Tripeptide vs Glutathione - What's the difference?

tripeptide | glutathione |


As nouns the difference between tripeptide and glutathione

is that tripeptide is (chemistry) an organic compound formed from three amino acids joined by peptide bonds while glutathione is (biochemistry) a tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions.

tripeptide

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) An organic compound formed from three amino acids joined by peptide bonds.
  • See also

    * dipeptide

    glutathione

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia glutathione)
  • (biochemistry) A tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions
  • Derived terms

    * glutathionyl