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Glutathione peroxidase 8 (putative)
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols GPX8 ; EPLA847; GPx-8; GSHPx-8; UNQ847
External IDs MGI1916840 HomoloGene88454 GeneCards: GPX8 Gene
EC number
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 493869 69590
Ensembl ENSG00000164294 ENSMUSG00000021760
UniProt Q8TED1 Q9D7B7
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001008397 NM_027127
RefSeq (protein) NP_001008398 NP_081403
Location (UCSC) Chr 5:
55.16 – 55.17 Mb
Chr 13:
113.04 – 113.05 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Glutathione peroxidase 8 (GPx-8) is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the GPX8 gene.[1][2] GPx-8 is a member of the glutathione peroxidase family.


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: glutathione peroxidase 8 (putative)". 
  2. ^ Toppo S, Vanin S, Bosello V, Tosatto SC (September 2008). "Evolutionary and structural insights into the multifaceted glutathione peroxidase (Gpx) superfamily". Antioxid. Redox Signal. 10 (9): 1501–14. doi:10.1089/ars.2008.2057. PMID 18498225.