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Reactive Oxygen Species in Biological Systems

Edited By: Carol Colton and Daniel Gilbert

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #100834 | ISBN: 0306457563
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About this book

Covers: the destruction of cellular function by ROS resulting in pathological states; the protection by ROS of an organism against invading arganisms that cause infections; and the role of ROS in normal physiological processes.


Contents

1. From the Breath of Life to Reactive Oxygen Species; D. Gilbert. 2. Chemistry of Reactive Oxygen Species; R.E. Huie, P. Neta . 3. The Steady-State Concentrations of Oxygen Radicals in Mitochondria; C. Giulivi, et al.4. The Role Transition Metal Ions in Free Radical-Mediated Damage; M. Chevion, et al. 5. Biochemistry of Redox Signaling in the Activation of Oxidative Stress Genes; B. Gonzalez-Flecha, B. Demple. 6. Regulation of Mammalian Gene Expression by Reactive Oxygen Species; D. R. Crawford. 7. Inflammatory Regulation of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase; J.F. Valentine, H.S. Nick. 8. Antioxidant Protection and Oxygen Radical Signaling; J.M.C. Gutteridge, B. Halliwell. 9. Nitric Oxide Synthase; N.J. Gusman, B. Amoah-Apraku. 10. The Chemical Biology of Nitric Oxide; D.A. Wink, et al. 11. Nitroxides as Protectors against Oxidative Stress; J.B. Mitchell, et al. 12. Stratospheric Ozone and Its Effects on the Biosphere; S. Madronich. 13. Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide; D.B. Menzel, D.M. Meacher. 14. Dietary Antioxidants and Nutrition; C. Rice-Evans, S. Arif. 15. Xanthine Oxidase in Biology and Medicine; D.A. Parks, et al. 16. Melatonin: Antioxidative Protection by Electron Donation; B. Poeggeler. 17. Ubiquinol: An Endogenous Lipid-Soluble Antioxidant in Animal Tissues; P. Andree, et al. 18. Sources and Effects of Reactive Oxygen Species in Plants; C.J. Baker, E.W Orlandi. 19. The Production and Use of Reactive Oxidants by Phagocytes; B.M. Baboir. 20. Production and Effects of Reactive Oxygen Species in Spermatozoa; R.J. Aitken. 21. Respiratory Burst Oxidase of Fertilization: Peroxidative Mechanisms in Sea Urchin Eggs and Human Phagocytes; J.W Heinecke. 22. Brain Chemiluminescence as an Indicator of Oxidative Stress; A. Boveris , E. Cadenas. 23. Reactive Oxygen Species and Neuronal Function; C.A. Colton , D.L. Gilbert. 24. Oxidative Stress and Parkinson's Disease; G. Cohen. 25. Alzheimer's (-Amyloid Peptide and Free Radical Oxidative Stress; D. A. Butterfield. 26. Oxidative Pathology in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; R.H. Brown, Jr. 27. Reactive Oxygen-Mediated Protein Oxidation in Ageing and Disease; E.R. Stadtman, B.S. Berlett. 28. An Overview of Reactive Oxygen Species; D.L. Gilbert, C.A. Colton.

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