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Scavenger cell

scavenger cell

One of a diverse group of white blood cells with the capacity to engulf and destroy foreign material, dead tissues and cells.

See: phagocytosis. A cell that engulfs and digests debris and invading microorganisms.

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... non-enzymatic (eg. glutathione) antioxidant levels in isolated Leydig cells that I can find in the scientific literature: Mechanisms by which hypoxia ... (to H2O2) and hydroxyl free radicals (to H2O). When ascorbate acts as a scavenger (by donating an electron to a free radical), ascorbate is oxidized ...

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by ianjager
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants
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Protein concentrations:Can it drastically change its effect?

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by MrMistery
Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protein concentrations:Can it drastically change its effect?
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by codon blue
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Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:02 pm
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Topic: 20 Amino Acids
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