glutathione peroxidase

Definitions of glutathione peroxidase
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n an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals

Type of:
antioxidant
substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
peroxidase
any of a group of enzymes (occurring especially in plant cells) that catalyze the oxidation of a compound by a peroxide

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