glutathione peroxidase


glutathione peroxidase
noun
an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals
Hypernyms: ↑peroxidase, ↑antioxidant

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  • glutathione — A tripeptide of glycine, l cysteine, and l glutamate, with l glutamate having an isopeptide bond with the amino moiety of l cysteine. G. has a wide variety of roles in a cell; it is the most prevalent non protein thiol. G. disulfide (GSSG)… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Cytochrome c peroxidase — Cytochrome c peroxidase, or CCP (PDB 2CYP, EC 1.11.1.5) is a water soluble heme containing enzyme of the peroxidase family that takes reducing equivalents from cytochrome c and reduces hydrogen peroxide to water: CCP + H2O2 + 2 ferrocytochrome c… …   Wikipedia


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