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Human aging

It is also good to read about the free-radicals that were found to be associated with increased rate of human aging. For ... a high oxidative property and they are also responsible for the formation of hydroxyl radicals. Enzyme like glutathione peroxidase must act on these radicals ...

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by mcar
Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Human aging
Replies: 20
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Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants

... reactive species of oxygen including superoxide (to H2O2) and hydroxyl free radicals (to H2O). When ascorbate acts as a scavenger (by donating an electron to a free radical), ...

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by ianjager
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants
Replies: 2
Views: 10106

DNA and Gamma radiation

... influencing the structure of DNA molecules and by production of free radicals from other organic molecules which proceed to react with DNA; i.e the hydroxyl radical from water. This can result in breaks in the DNA chains, crosslinking of ...

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by Zeneth Entorion
Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:31 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA and Gamma radiation
Replies: 3
Views: 2833

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