GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE

Known as: Glutathione Peroxidase [Chemical/Ingredient], Glutathione:hydrogen-peroxide oxidoreductase, Peroxidase, Glutathione 
An enzyme catalyzing the oxidation of 2 moles of glutathione in the presence of hydrogen peroxide to yield oxidized glutathione and water. EC 1.11.1… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Cells contain a large number of antioxidants to prevent or repair the damage caused by reactive oxygen species, as well as to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Oxidative stress in conjunction with glutathione depletion has been linked with various acute and chronic degenerative disorders… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The Yap1 transcription factor regulates hydroperoxide homeostasis in S. cerevisiae. Yap1 is activated by oxidation when… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The family of glutathione peroxidases comprises four distinct mammalian selenoproteins. The classical enzyme (cGPx) is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia is believed to injure endothelial cells in vivo through a number of mechanisms, including the generation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
In acute inflammation the activated leukocytes generate cytotoxic oxygen free radicals. The role of these radical species in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The selenium-containing glutathione peroxidase, when in its active reduced form, was inactivated during exposure to the xanthine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Experiments were conducted with male rats to quantitate the relation ship between dietary selenium (Se) intake and the amount of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
When hemolyzates from erythrocytes of selenium-deficient rats were incubated in vitro in the presence of ascorbate or H(2)O(2… (More)
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Highly Cited
1967