GSSeSG is reduced to GSSeH and GSH by GSR

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R-HSA-2408542
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Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
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Glutathione reductase (GSR) homodimer is involved in the reduction of selenodiglutathione (GSSeSG) into gluthathioselenol (GSSeH) and reduced glutathione (GSH). This reaction is inferred from the event in rat (Bjornstedt et al. 1992).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
1569062 Selenodiglutathione is a highly efficient oxidant of reduced thioredoxin and a substrate for mammalian thioredoxin reductase

Björnstedt, M, Kumar, S, Holmgren, A

J. Biol. Chem. 1992
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Title
selenodiglutathione-disulfide reductase activity of GSR-2:FAD dimer [cytosol]
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Rhea
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