glutathione peroxidase

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

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Selenium Glycinate Supplementation Effects on Glutathione Peroxidase and PSA in Healthy Middle Aged Men.
One unit of SOD is define as the amount of enzyme needed to exhibit 50% dismutation of the superoxide radical); GPx: glutathione peroxidase (expressed as unit U [mg.
During their development to meet superoxide, higher cells design and develop advanced protection enzymes (superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase, glutathione reductase and catalase) and non-enzymatic systems (glutathione) to avoid more dangerous radicals (12).
Mitochondrial phospholipid hydroperoxide glutathione peroxidase suppresses apoptosis mediated by a mitochondrial death pathway.
Evolutionary and structural insights into the multifaceted glutathione peroxidase (Gpx) superfamily.
Liver catalase, glutathione peroxidase and reductase activity, reduced glutathione and hydrogen peroxide levels in acute intoxication with chlorfenvinphos, an organophosphate insecticide.
Glutathione peroxidase activity was assayed using a commercially available kit (Jiancheng Bioengineering Institute, Nanjing, China), and reduced glutathione was the substrate used to measure conjugation with 5,5'-dithiobis-(2-nitrobenzoic acid).
Thiobarbituric acid values and glutathione peroxidase activity inmeat from chickens fed a selenium-supplemented diet.
Reduced glutathione (GSH) is known to protect the cellular system against the toxic effects of lipid peroxidation as a co-substrate for glutathione peroxidase (GPx) activity.
Studies on the quantitative and qualitative characterization of erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase.
Erythrocyte lysates were used for determination of catalase, superoxide dismutase, and glutathione peroxidase activity as well as hemoglobin concentrations.
Catalase (CAT) and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) further degrade this end product to water [8].
Especially, among the antioxidants, glutathione peroxidase immunoreactivity was effectively increased in the CA1 pyramidal neurons of the OJE-treated sham-operated and ischemia-operated groups.
Selenium is essential to the proper functioning of one of the heart's most extensively studied protective mechanisms against oxidative stress--an enzyme called glutathione peroxidase.
In studies, goji with LBP-5 has been shown to promote healthy skin by significantly increasing blood levels of three important antioxidants: haem oxygenase-1, glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase.
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