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Category:GO:0051920 ! peroxiredoxin activity

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DAG for GO:0051920id: GO:0051920

name: peroxiredoxin activity
namespace: molecular_function
def: "Catalysis of the reaction: 2 R'-SH + ROOH = R'-S-S-R' + H2O + ROH." [EC:]
comment: Includes redox chemistry as part of the catalytic reaction (2 R'-SH = R'-S-S-R'), where R' refers to peroxiredoxin itself). Not to be confused with GO:0004601 (peroxidase activity, EC:, which has a different reaction mechanism.
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "AhpC activity" NARROW []
synonym: "alkyl hydroperoxide reductase C22 activity" NARROW []
synonym: "PRDX activity" EXACT []
synonym: "Prx activity" EXACT []
synonym: "thiol-containing-reductant:hydroperoxide oxidoreductase activity" EXACT [EC:]
xref: EC:
xref: MetaCyc:
is_a: GO:0016209 ! antioxidant activity
is_a: GO:0016684 ! oxidoreductase activity, acting on peroxide as acceptor


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