Aliases for GPX7 Gene
External Ids for GPX7 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GPX7 Gene
GeneCards Summary for GPX7 Gene
GPX7 (Glutathione Peroxidase 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GPX7 include Barrett Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Reflux. Among its related pathways are Detoxification of Reactive Oxygen Species and Glutathione metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity and peroxidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is GPX8.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for GPX7 Gene
It protects esophageal epithelia from hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress. It suppresses acidic bile acid-induced reactive oxigen species (ROS) and protects against oxidative DNA damage and double-strand breaks.