Selenocysteine

Known as: SeC, 3 Selenylalanine, Selenocysteine [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An unusual amino acid of proteins, the selenium analogue of cysteine, in which a selenium atom replaces sulphur. Involved in the catalytic mechanism… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Selenocysteine (Sec) is cotranslationally inserted into protein in response to UGA codons and is the 21st amino acid in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In the genetic code, UGA serves as a stop signal and a selenocysteine codon, but no computational methods for identifying its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Known eukaryotic selenocysteine (Sec)-containing proteins are animal proteins, whereas selenoproteins have not been found in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mammalian thioredoxin reductases (TrxR) are homodimers, homologous to glutathione reductase (GR), with an essential… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mammalian selenium-containing proteins identified thus far contain selenium in the form of a selenocysteine residue encoded by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The intracellular generation of reactive oxygen species, together with the thioredoxin and glutathione systems, is thought to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We describe a program, tRNAscan-SE, which identifies 99-100% of transfer RNA genes in DNA sequence while giving less than one… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Formate dehydrogenase H from Escherichia coli contains selenocysteine (SeCys), molybdenum, two molybdopterin guanine dinucleotide… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Selenoprotein biosynthesis is mediated by tRNASec, which inserts selenocysteine at UGA codons in a complex, context-specific… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
ALTHOUGHthyroxine (3,5,3',5'-tetraiodothyronine, T4) is the principal secretory product of the vertebrate thyroid, its essential… (More)
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