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Oxygen Radicals Kunio Yagi

Oxygen Radicals

Kunio Yagi

Published January 1st 1992
ISBN : 9780444894854
Hardcover
846 pages
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There is an increasing number of reports that suggest that oxygen radicals play a role in a wide variety of pathological conditions such as atherosclerosis, cancer, ischemia, inflammation, radiation injury, and environmental stress and that they mayMoreThere is an increasing number of reports that suggest that oxygen radicals play a role in a wide variety of pathological conditions such as atherosclerosis, cancer, ischemia, inflammation, radiation injury, and environmental stress and that they may be important in the aging process. This publication comprises of poster presentations given at the 5th International Congress on Oxygen Radicals which was held on November 17-21, in Kyoto, Japan. Contributions to this volume describe the generation and reaction of oxygen radicals and lipid peroxides, and the pathophysiological effects of various radical species. Furthermore, presentations on the effect of antioxidants in preventing free radical injury were given. A summarized version of the contents is provided hereunder.