glutathione peroxidase

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an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals

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Indeed, in liver and heart, glutathione peroxidase activity is increased along with that of glutathione reductase and catalase, respectively.
A positive correlation was seen between glutathione peroxidase activity and the amount of vitamins A, [B.
Glutathione peroxidase, hexose monophosphate shunt and I.
The values of radical scavenging enzymes superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase increased significantly (P<0.
Consecutive action of phospholipase A2 and glutathione peroxidase is required for reduction of phospholipid hydroperoxides and provides a convenient method to determine peroxide values in membranes.
Hydrogen peroxide degrades further to water by other antioxidant enzymes, such as glutathione peroxidase and catalase.
Red cell and plasma glutathione peroxidase (GPx)Washed red cells were lysed by ice cold distilled water and frozen in -20[degrees]C.
Catalase and GPX activities (U/mg protein) in liver were determined by catalase and glutathione peroxidase assay kits (Calbiochem, EMD Bioscience, Inc.
Glutathione peroxidase activity (GPx-activity) was determined by the methods of Chen et al.
The levels of enzymatic antioxidants were low except of glutathione peroxidase.
Studies indicate that arsenic might inhibit the activities of CAT and glutathione peroxidase, leading to accumulation of [H.
Human plasma selenium is associated with three proteins: selenoprotein P (Se-P), glutathione peroxidase (isoform 3 of GSHPx), and albumin (1,2).
SPI-1005 is an oral capsule that contains ebselen, a synthetic molecule that mimics the activity of Glutathione Peroxidase (GPx), a critical enzyme in the inner ear that protects it from damage caused by loud sounds or noise.
As an integral part of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px), Se functions to prevent oxidative damage to body tissues (Hoekstra, 1974).
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