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Glutathione Peroxidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Glutathione Peroxidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.732.500
D12.776.864.050
Unique ID
D005979
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005979
Scope Note
An enzyme catalyzing the oxidation of 2 moles of GLUTATHIONE in the presence of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to yield oxidized glutathione and water.
Entry Term(s)
Cytosolic Glutathione Peroxidase
Glutathione Lipoperoxidase
Selenoglutathione Peroxidase
Registry Number
EC 1.11.1.9
CAS Type 1 Name
Glutathione:hydrogen-peroxide oxidoreductase
Previous Indexing
Glutathione (1968-1974)
Peroxidases (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under PEROXIDASES 1975-83
History Note
84(75); was see under PEROXIDASES 1975-83
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2022/07/12
Glutathione Peroxidase Preferred
Selenoglutathione Peroxidase Narrower
Glutathione Lipoperoxidase Narrower
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