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Gene Review

GS  -  Glutathione Synthetase

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: 6835, CG32497, CG33065, CG6835, Dmel\CG6835
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Disease relevance of GS


High impact information on GS

  • The mitochondrial GS structural gene resides at the 21B region of the second chromosome, the structural gene for the cytosolic isoform at the 10B region of the X chromosome. cDNA clones corresponding to the two genes have been isolated and sequenced [1].


  1. Genetic, molecular and developmental analysis of the glutamine synthetase isozymes of Drosophila melanogaster. Caggese, C., Barsanti, P., Viggiano, L., Bozzetti, M.P., Caizzi, R. Genetica (1994) [Pubmed]
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