glutathione peroxidase activity

Known as: selenium-glutathione peroxidase activity, reduced glutathione peroxidase activity, GSH peroxidase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2 glutathione + hydrogen peroxide = oxidized glutathione + 2 H2O. [EC:1.11.1.9]
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Preeclampsia is pregnancy-specific, affecting 2% to 7% of women, and is a leading cause of perinatal and maternal morbidity and… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative movement disorder. Whereas the majority of PD cases are sporadic, rare… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVES Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of mortality in patients receiving hemodialysis (HD) and continuous… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Overexpression of a tobacco glutathione S-transferase with glutathione peroxidase activity (GST/GPX) in transgenic tobacco… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis has identified a new subgroup of glutathione S-transferase (GST)-like proteins from… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although reactive oxygen species have been proposed to play a major role in the aging process, the exact molecular mechanisms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The mean dietary selenium intake in Finland increased from 40 to 100 micrograms/d in 1987 because of the addition in 1985 of… (More)
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1989
1989
Selenium concentrations in children and teenagers without a metabolic disorder eating normal diets (group 1), and young patients… (More)
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1988
1988
Erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase (GPX) levels were determined in 56 asthmatic children. Lowest levels were found during acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Cadmium treatment of rats maintained on a low-selenium diet produced a significant increase in specific heart weight together… (More)
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