Agent Name

Glutathione peroxidase

CAS Number

9013-66-5

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Peroxidase, glutathione; [ChemIDplus] Glutathione Peroxidase, from bovine erythrocytes; Glutathione: hydrogen-peroxide oxido-reductase; GSH-Px; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Glutathione peroxidase is the general name of an enzyme family with peroxidase activity whose main biological role is to protect the organism from oxidative damage." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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