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Semiquinones

semiquinone

A free radical resulting from the removal of one hydrogen atom with its electron during the process of dehydrogenation of a hydroquinone to quinone or similar compound (e.g., flavin mononucleotide).


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The Fiber Disease

... stress(Korytowski et al., 1986). More importantly, it has recently been shown that through oxidation of DHI- CA and DHI residues to respective semiquinones, DOPA-melanin scavenges also RNS, mainly the ex- tremely toxic radical of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) produced by disproportionation of nitrite ...

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by Nadas Moksha
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