3 years ago

An Element of Life

An Element of Life
Douglas R. Green

While it has been known for decades that the essential function of selenium was in the form of its incorporation as selenocysteine into selenoproteins—including the enzyme glutathione peroxidase-4—now, Ingold et al. (2018) reveal the precise role of selenolate-based catalysis by this enzyme.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(18)30038-2

DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.01.003

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