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Molecules 1998, 3(7), 164-166; doi:10.3390/30700164
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Glutathione Peroxidase-like Activities of Oxygen-Containing Diselenides

Received: 9 June 1998; Accepted: 13 July 1998 / Published: 27 July 1998
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Abstract: Various diselenides 1 – 8 have been examined with respect to their glutathione peroxidase-like activities (GPx-activities) as an index of their antioxidant properties. The glutathione oxidase activities of these compounds have also been reviewed reflecting the pro-oxidant properties (GOx-activities) and could be used as an index of cell toxicity. Based on a qualitative structure-activity relationship some trends are suggested.
Keywords: Antioxidants; diselenides; glutatione oxidase; glutathione peroxidase; oxidative stress Antioxidants; diselenides; glutatione oxidase; glutathione peroxidase; oxidative stress
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Wirth, T. Glutathione Peroxidase-like Activities of Oxygen-Containing Diselenides. Molecules 1998, 3, 164-166.

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Wirth, Thomas. 1998. "Glutathione Peroxidase-like Activities of Oxygen-Containing Diselenides." Molecules 3, no. 7: 164-166.



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