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Free radical

Free radical

a chemically active atom or molecular fragment containing a chemical charge due to an excess or deficient number of electrons. Radicals seek to receive or release electrons in order to achieve a more stable configuration, a process that can damage the large molecules within cells.

See: oxidation.


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Please comment this theory, is this theory correct?

... harming normal cells . Quercetin is an antioxidant. It neutralizes free radicals. While doing so this quercetin changes to a radical molecule. For example it neutralizes ...

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by schang1984
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Please comment this theory, is this theory correct?
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FLU/time to FLU/mg/min

... fluorescent product, by comparing the date with a standard curve of the free cleaved fluorescent in such a way that give RFU/mmole  of product (or ... unit). FLU = relative fluorescent unit. The substrate is labeled (non-radical) With a fluorescent molecule which once is cleaved the fluorescent ...

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by dalin
Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:38 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FLU/time to FLU/mg/min
Replies: 6
Views: 2150

Re: cancer spread biology?

... necrosis would be all over the place. Then there is also ischemia, free radical damage etc etc. No too much about apoptosis.

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by david23
Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:08 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cancer spread biology?
Replies: 4
Views: 8117

Re: SDS-PAGE help please

... the polymerization of the acrylamide polymers by enhancing the free radical production of APS, which results in the gel matrix. The size of the pores in the gel ...

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by MJD
Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:58 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: SDS-PAGE help please
Replies: 6
Views: 12238

knocking out which genes can make human live longer

... and the ones that make us worry constantly - (neurobiological ones). Free radical scavengers are still the best bet to have to live longer, and boost up the cytochromes ...

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by kolean
Thu Jul 02, 2009 5:08 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: knocking out which genes can make human live longer
Replies: 2
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