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Glutathione Peroxidase GPX1 MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Glutathione Peroxidase GPX1
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.732.500.500
D12.776.864.050.500
Unique ID
D000094765
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000094765
Scope Note
One of the most abundant isoenzymes of the glutathione peroxidase family. Located in the cytosol and mitochondria, it catalyzes the reduction of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to water, functioning to limit the accumulation of hydrogen peroxide and modulating processes that utilize hydrogen peroxide; and also the reduction of other organic hydroperoxides to their corresponding alcohols.
Entry Term(s)
GPX1 Glutathione Peroxidase
Glutathione Peroxidase 1
Registry Number
EC 1.11.1.9
Related Numbers
EC 1.11.1.9
Public MeSH Note
2023; was indexed as GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE 1999-2021
History Note
2023 (1999)
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/13
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Glutathione Peroxidase GPX1 Preferred
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