SeO3(2-) is reduced to H2Se by TXNRD1

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R-HSA-2408558
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Homo sapiens
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Thioredoxin reductase 1 (TXNRD1) homodimer (Sun et al. 1999) is involved in the reduction of selenite (SeO3(2-)) into hydrogen selenide (H2Se). This reaction is inferred from the event in cow (Kumar et al. 1992).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10455115 Redox regulation of cell signaling by selenocysteine in mammalian thioredoxin reductases

Sun, QA, Wu, Y, Zappacosta, F, Jeang, KT, Lee, BJ, Hatfield, DL, Gladyshev, VN

J. Biol. Chem. 1999
1321713 Selenite is a substrate for calf thymus thioredoxin reductase and thioredoxin and elicits a large non-stoichiometric oxidation of NADPH in the presence of oxygen

Kumar, S, Björnstedt, M, Holmgren, A

Eur. J. Biochem. 1992
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selenite reductase activity of TNXRD1:FAD dimer [cytosol]
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