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Free radicals in biology and medicine

Author: Barry Halliwell; John M C Gutteridge
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th ed., reprinted (twice)View all editions and formats

Provides coverage of isoprostanes and related compounds, mechanisms of oxidative damage to DNA and proteins (and the repair of such damage), the free radical theory of ageing and the roles played by  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Halliwell; John M C Gutteridge
ISBN: 9780198568681 0198568681 9780198568698 019856869X
OCLC Number: 823687315
Notes: U dołu okł.: "Biosciences Oxford."
Description: XXXVI, 851 s., [8] s. tabl. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Oxygen is a toxic gas - an introductionto oxygen toxicity and reactive species; 2. The chemistry of free radicals and related 'reactive species'; 3. Antioxidant defences; Endogenous and Diet Derived; 4. Cellular responses to oxidative stress: adaptation, damage, repair, senescence and death; 5. Measurement of reactive species; 6. Reactive species can pose special problems needing special solutions. Some examples; 7. Reactive species can be useful; some more examples; 8. Reactive species can be poisonous: their role in toxicology; 9. Reactive species and disease: fact, fiction or filibuster?; 10. Ageing, nutrition, disease, and therapy: A role for antioxidants?
Responsibility: Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge.


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