|FUNCTION: Reduces hydrogen peroxide and alkyl hydroperoxides with reducing equivalents provided through the thioredoxin system. Involved in intracellular redox signaling.
* SUBUNIT: Monomer.
* SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Mitochondrial, peroxisomal and cytoplasmic.
* ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS: 2 isoforms; Mitochondrial (shown here) and Cytoplasmic/Peroxisomal; are produced by alternative initiation.
* TISSUE SPECIFICITY: Widely expressed.
* SIMILARITY: BELONGS TO THE PEROXIREDOXIN 2 FAMILY.
Last Update 13-Mar-03