Synonyms: PRDX activity, Prx activity, thiol-containing-reductant:hydroperoxide oxidoreductase activity
Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: 2 R'-SH + ROOH = R'-S-S-R' + H2O + ROH.
Includes redox chemistry as part of the catalytic reaction (2 R'-SH = R'-S-S-R'), where R' refers to peroxiredoxin itself). Not to be confused with GO:0004601 (peroxidase activity, EC:188.8.131.52), which has a different reaction mechanism.
GO:0008379 - thioredoxin peroxidase activity (3)
Unification Links: GO:0051920
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