Oxygen radicals and other oxidants: their generation, specificity and reactivity in biological systems
Gerard Drewa, Grażyna Bała, Mieczysława Czerwionka-Szaflarska, Anna Szaflarska-Szczepanik
Med Sci Monit 1996; 2(5): RA681-687
Available online: 1996-09-02
The paper focuses on the problem of free oxygen radicals and other activated forms of oxygen, their formation, specificity, reactivity in biological systems and mechanisms to prevent their toxic effects.
Keywords: activated oxygen forms, Free Radicals, superoxide radical, Hydroxyl Radical, Lipid Peroxidation, Superoxide Dismutase, Catalase, scavengers