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Singlet oxygen

singlet oxygen

An energised but uncharged form of oxygen that is produced in the metabolic burst of leucocytes and that can be toxic to cells.


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on singlet oxygen in animal cells

yeah, after some research I was leaning towards saying that singlet oxygen is similar in that manner with the hydroxyl radical, in that it is too unstable to be neutralized ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:24 pm
 
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on singlet oxygen in animal cells

... And, if I remember correctly, there is no direct way to protect from singlet oxygen, they are either taken by antioxydants, or react to make other reactive oxygen species ...

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by canalon
Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:47 pm
 
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on singlet oxygen in animal cells

The reactivity of singlet oxygen is given by the extra energy which causes the spin of an electron to shift, changing the molecule from ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Mar 18, 2008 10:17 am
 
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on singlet oxygen in animal cells

Singlet oxygen is a reactive oxygen species which can, like other oxygen species of this kind, cause all sorts of damage ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:41 pm
 
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