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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]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Overexpression of a tobacco glutathione S-transferase with glutathione peroxidase activity (GST/GPX) in transgenic tobacco… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
There is a requirement for cellular defense against excessive peroxynitrite generation to protect against DNA strand breaks and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis has identified a new subgroup of glutathione S-transferase (GST)-like proteins from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Exogenously administered melatonin causes a 2-fold rise in glutathione peroxidase activity within 30 min in the brain of the rat… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The cell sap from pig liver contains a protein which protects phosphatidylcholine liposomes and biomembranes from peroxidative… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Abstract Glutathione peroxidase activity in the liver supernatant from rats fed a Se-deficient diet for 2 weeks was 8% of control… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Gel filtration chromatography demonstrated the presence of two peaks of glutathione peroxidase activity assayed with cumene… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
1. Changes in liver glutathione reductase and glutathione peroxidase activities in relation to age and sex of rats were measured… Expand
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