PRDX5

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PRDX5

A gene on chromosome 11q13 that encodes peroxiredoxin 5, which is involved in intracellular redox signalling. It reduces hydrogen peroxide and alkyl hydroperoxides with reducing equivalents provided in the thioredoxin system.
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While PRDX3, PRDX4, and PRDX6 play a tumor-promoting role in the progression of many cancers [35-37], PRDX5, similar to PRDX1, has an antitumor effect in breast cancer development [38, 39].