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Definition of "thioredoxin" [thioredoxin]

  • Any of a family of antioxidant proteins that are found in all mammalian cells (noun)

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Use "thioredoxin" in a sentence
  • "Selenium: A trace mineral that is a cofactor for production of active antioxidant enzymes such as glutathione peroxidases and thioredoxin reductase."
  • "GSSG inhibition was a problem with thioredoxin and thioredoxin reductase which were needed to keep something in the reduced state."
  • "DUVR did not alter mRNA level of catalase, thioredoxin, glutathion peroxidase, or the transcription factor Nrf2 and its modulators Keap1 and Bach1."