Antioxidant vs Peroxiredoxin - What's the difference?

antioxidant | peroxiredoxin |


As nouns the difference between antioxidant and peroxiredoxin

is that antioxidant is any substance that acts to slow or prevent the oxidation of another chemical while peroxiredoxin is (enzyme) any of a family of antioxidant enzymes that mediate signal transduction in mammalian cells.

As an adjective antioxidant

is acting or having agents that act against oxidation.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

antioxidant

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any substance that acts to slow or prevent the oxidation of another chemical.
  • In nutrition, one of a group of vitamins that act against the effects of free radicals.
  • Antonyms

    * oxidant

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Acting or having agents that act against oxidation.
  • peroxiredoxin

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia peroxiredoxin) (en noun)
  • (enzyme) Any of a family of antioxidant enzymes that mediate signal transduction in mammalian cells