• Official Full Name
  • Selenoprotein X, 1
  • Background
  • This gene encodes a selenoprotein, which contains a selenocysteine (Sec) residue at its active site. The selenocysteine is encoded by the UGA codon that normally signals translation termination. The 3' UTR of selenoprotein genes have a common stem-loop structure, the sec insertion sequence (SECIS), that is necessary for the recognition of UGA as a Sec codon rather than as a stop signal. This protein belongs to the methionine sulfoxide reductase B (MsrB) family, and it is expressed in a variety of adult and fetal tissues.
  • Synonyms
  • SEPX1; selenoprotein X, 1; SELR; SELX; MSRB1; HSPC270; methionine-R-sulfoxide reductase B1; selenoprotein R; methionine sulfoxide reductase; EC 1.8.4.-
Source (Host):E. coliSpecies:Human
Product nameRecombinant Human Selenoprotein X, 1, His-tagged

SEPX1 Related Articles

Hughes, DJ; Fedirko, V; et al. Selenium status is associated with colorectal cancer risk in the European prospective investigation of cancer and nutrition cohort. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER 136:1149-1161(2015).
Ramos, P; Santos, A; et al. Anatomical Regional Differences in Selenium Levels in the Human Brain. BIOLOGICAL TRACE ELEMENT RESEARCH 163:89-96(2015).