Summary of GPX3

This gene encodes a protein that functions in the detoxification of hydrogen peroxide (R). 

The Function of GPX3

Protects cells and enzymes from oxidative damage, by catalyzing the reduction of hydrogen peroxide, lipid peroxides and organic hydroperoxide, by glutathione.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Glutathione peroxidase 3

Alternative name(s):

Extracellular glutathione peroxidase
Plasma glutathione peroxidase

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