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Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Defenses in Biology

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Edited By: S Ahmad

448 pages, Figs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #32657 | ISBN: 0412039710
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Treatment of the latest research on oxidative stress and antitoxidant defenses in all types of aerobic organisms. Unusual in that it covers prokaryotes, protists, plants, fungi, and invertebrates, as well as the more usual coverage of vertebrate species.


Mechanisms of oxygen activation and reactive oxygen species detoxification, Enrique Cadenas; Pathophysiology and reactive oxygen metabolites, Yan Chen, Allen M. Miles and Mathew B. Grisham; Free radical mechanisms of oxidative modification of low density lipoprotein (or the rancidity of body fat), B. Kalyanaraman; Synthetic pro-oxidants: drugs, pesticides and other environmental pollutants, Sidney J. Stohs; Metabolic detoxification of plant prooxidants, May R. Berenbaum; Antioxidant mechanisms of secondary natural products, Richard A. Larson; Antioxidant mechanisms of enzymes and proteins, Sami Ahmad; Antioxidant defenses of Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium, Richard D. Cunningham and Holly Ahern; Antioxidant defenses of plants and fungi, David A. Dalton; Antioxidant defenses of vertebrates and invertebrates, Gary W. Felton; Genetic regulation of antioxidant defenses in Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium, Holly Ahern and Richard P. Cunningham.

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