Thioredoxin reductase selenoenzyme
2015.09.23

Thioredoxin reductases from mammalian cells are three selenoenzymes with a catalytically essential selenocysteine residue in the active site. The enzymes are critical for the function of the thioredoxin system in oxidative stress and other functions.

IMCO supplies recombinant rat thioredoxin reductase1 as the active selenoenzyme and at a price which is a fraction of what other companies charge. Only the authentic selenocysteine-containing enzyme (and not the cysteine mutant) is a target of many clinically used drugs.

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