Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress: Environment, Drugs and Food Additives

Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress: Environment, Drugs and Food Additives

by Catherine A. Rice-Evans, B. Halliwell

ISBN-10: 1855780690

ISBN-13: 9781855780699

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
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Biochemical Society Symposium Ser.

Table of Contents

Oxidative stress: the paradox of aerobic life1
Nitric oxide and reactive oxygen species in vascular injury33
Ultraviolet radiation and free radical damage to skin47
Thiyl radicals in biological systems: significant or trivial?55
The chemistry of lipid alkoxyl radicals and their role in metal-amplified lipid peroxidation65
How to characterize an antioxidant: an update73
Plant polyphenols: free radical scavengers or chain-breaking antioxidants?103
Plant carotenoids and related molecules: important dietary antioxidants117
Therapeutic iron chelators and their potential side-effects127
Oxidative damage by ozone and nitrogen dioxide: synergistic toxicity in vivo but no evidence of synergistic oxidative damage in extracellular fluid139
Biological and biochemical effects of air pollutants: synergistic effects of sulphite153
Myeloperoxidase as a generator of drug free radicals163
Radicals from one-electron reduction of nitro compounds, aromatic N-oxides and quinones; the kinetic basis for hypoxia-selective, bioreductive drugs171
Side-effects of drugs used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis195
Tamoxifen as an antioxidant and cardioprotectant209
Antioxidant agents in raw materials and processed foods221
Antioxidants in food packaging: a risk factor?235
Free radicals and food irradiation247
Atherogenic and anti-atherogenic factors in the human diet259
Subject index273

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