PRDX5 reduces peroxynitrite to nitrite using TXN2

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R-HSA-3697894
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

Peroxiredoxin 5 (PRDX5) very efficiently reduces peroxynitrite using TXN2 in mitochodria to yield nitrite (NO2-), water, and oxidized TXN2 (Dubuisson et al. 2004). The N-terminal cysteine (Cys 47) of PRDX5 attacks the O-O peroxide bond of peroxynitrite.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12446202 Peroxynitrite reactions and formation in mitochondria Free Radic. Biol. Med. 2002
15280035 Human peroxiredoxin 5 is a peroxynitrite reductase FEBS Lett. 2004
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Catalyst Activity
Title
thioredoxin peroxidase activity of PRDX5-1 [mitochondrial matrix]
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