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According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "The results showed that the purified recombinant CcPrx4 protein manifested the ability to reduce hydrogen peroxide and protect supercoiled DNA from oxidative damage, suggesting that CcPrx4 protein may play an important role in protecting jellyfish from oxidative damage."
For more information on this research see: First report of a peroxiredoxin homologue in jellyfish: molecular cloning, expression and functional characterization of CcPrx4 from Cyanea capillata. Marine Drugs, 2014;12(1):214-31 (see also Enzymes and Coenzymes).
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