Alkyl Hydroperoxide Reductase

A Family of ubiquitously-expressed peroxidases that play a Role in the reduction of a broad spectrum of Peroxides like Hydrogen Peroxide; Lipid Peroxides and peroxinitrite. They are found in a wide range of organisms, such as Bacteria; Plants; and Mammals. The enzyme requires the presence of a thiol-containing intermediate such as Thioredoxin as a reducing cofactor.