First Published in 1988, this three volume set offers a full insight into the immune system and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. Microsomal Oxygen Radical Generation – Relationship to the Initiation of Lipid Peroxidation. 2. The Generation of Reactive Dioxygen Species and Their Reactions with Organic Substrates. 3. Spin Trapping of Free Radicals in Whole Cells, Isolated Organs, and In Vivo. 4. The Formation of Free Radical Metabolites by Mammalian Peroxidases. 5. The Fate and Reactivity of Lipid Proteins. 6. Metabolic Fate of Peroxidation Products. 7. Consequences of Biological Lipid Peroxidation. 8. Oxidative and Cooxidative Reactions During Biosynthesis of Prostaglandins, Hydroxyeicosanoids, and Leukotrienes. 9. Role of Vitamin E and Selenium in Arachidonic Cascade. 10. Activated Phagocytes, Oxygen Radicals, and Tissue Injury. 11. Lipid Peroxidation and Hepatoxicity. 12. Lipid Protection and the Kidney. 13. Oxidative Damage to the Red Blood Cells. 14. Oxidative Damage and Toxicity of Environmental Pollutants. Index.
15. The Antioxidant Proteins of Extracellular Fluids. 16. Proteolytic Systems as Secondary Antioxidant Defenses. 17. The Phospholipid Hydroperoxide Glutathione Peroxidase: A Peroxidation Inhibition Enzyme. 18. Lipid Protection, Membrane Damage, and Phospholipase A₂ Action. 19. Malondialdehyde in Biological Systems. 20. Synergistic Inhibition of Oxidation by Vitamin E and Vitamin C. 21. DT Diaphorase and the Toxicity of Quinones: Status and Perspectives. 22. Influences of Selenium Deficiency and Glutathione Status on Liver Metabolism. 23. Phagocyte Oxidants and Protective Mechanisms. 24. Antioxidant Mechanisms in Radiation Injury and Radioprotection. 25. Factors Affecting Antioxidant Defense Potential. 26. Interrelationships of Cellular Antioxidant Defense Systems. Index.
27. Role of Oxidative Damage in the Aging Process. 28. Oxidative Damage and Respiratory Diseases. 29. Visual Disorders and Oxidative Reactions. 30. The Role of Oxygen Radicals in Brain Injury and Edema. 31. Oxidative Reactions and Connective Tissue Diseases. 32. Superoxide and Inflammation. 33. Oxidative Damage and Its Relevance to Inflammatory Joint Disease. 34. Oxidative Damage and Myeloproliferative Disorders. 35. Metabolism of Arachidonic Acids in Diabetes Mellitus. 36. The Role of Oxygen-Derived Free Radicals in the Pathogenesis of Ischemic Bowel. 37. Lipid Protection and Antioxidant Protection of the Heart in Stress, Ischemia, and Arrhythmias. Index
Ching Kuang Chow