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Molecules 2017, 22(11), 1821; doi:10.3390/molecules22111821

Atomic Sulfur: An Element for Adaptation to an Oxidative Environment

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Isotope Research Center, Nippon Medical School, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, 113-8602 Tokyo, Japan
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Chair of Medical Biochemistry, Kopernika 7 St., Jagiellonian University Medical College, 31-034 Kraków, Poland
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Received: 23 October 2017 / Accepted: 24 October 2017 / Published: 26 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sulfur Atom: Element for Adaptation to an Oxidative Environment 2016)
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During the period of rising oxygen concentration in the Earth’s atmosphere (Figure 1), sulfur atoms were incorporated into proteins as redox-active cysteine residues [1] and antioxidant molecules such as thioredoxin, glutathione, and glutaredoxin appeared [...]
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Nagahara, N.; Wróbel, M. Atomic Sulfur: An Element for Adaptation to an Oxidative Environment. Molecules 2017, 22, 1821.

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