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Reactive Oxygen Metabolites

Chemistry and Medical Consequences, 1st Edition

By Manfred K. Eberhardt

CRC Press

608 pages

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In recent years, the field of radical chemistry has undergone explosive growth. Although its roots lie in organic chemistry, the implications of its findings are having enormous impact in a broad range of disciplines, and we now have evidence for radical involvement in over 100 diseases. As important as this is, however, the subject of radicals and

Table of Contents

The Pros and Cons of Living in an Oxygen Atmosphere. Basic Chemistry of Radicals. Chemistry of Oxygen-Derived Radicals. Chemistry of Electronically Excited States. Formation of Reactive Oxygen Metabolites in Vivo. Reactions of Reactive Oxygen Metabolites with Important Biomolecules. Nitric Oxide. Antioxidants. Pathological Processes Involving Reactive Oxygen Metabolites. Conclusion. References.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
SCI013040
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic