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Oxidants,Antioxidants and Free Radicals / Edition 1

Oxidants,Antioxidants and Free Radicals / Edition 1

by Steven Baskin, Harry Salem


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ISBN-13: 9781560326441
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/12/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Redox, radicals and antioxidants; analysis of free radicals; their products and antioxidants; vitamin E - vitamin E and polyunsturated fats; antioxidants and pro-oxidant relationship; alpha-tocopheral, beta- Carotene and oxidative modification of human, low-density lipoprotein; response of antioxidant system to physical and chemical stress; zinc as a cardioprotective antioxidant; ascorbic acid, melatonin and the adrenal gland - a commentary; antioxidant properties of Glutathione and its role in tissue protection; antioxidant effects of hypotaurine and taurine; antioxidative activity of ergothionine and ovothiol; the toxicology of antioxidants; toxicity of oxygen and ozone; peroxidation of lipids and liver damage; role of free radicals in alcohol-induced tissue injury; oxidant injury from inhaled particle matter; edmagenic gases cause lung toxicity by generating reactive intermediates species RIS; lipid peroxidation and antioxidant depletion induced by blast overpressure; food antioxidants - their dual role in carcinogenesis; anticarcinogenic effects of synthetic phenolic antioxidants.

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