free radical scavenger


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free radical scavenger

Free radical inactivator Any compound that reacts with free radicals in a biological system, ↓ free radical-induced damage, and protects against the indirect effects of free radicals produced by ionizing radiation, etc Examples Ceruloplasmin, cysteine, glutathione, SOD, transferrin, vitamins A, C, E, d-penicillamine. See Antioxidant, Antioxidant therapy, Free radical, Free radical theory, Superoxide dismutase.
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Edaravone, a novel free radical scavenger, prevents liver injury and mortality in rats administered endotoxin.
The novel free radical scavenger, edaravone, increases neural stem cell number around the area of damage following rat traumatic brain injury.
Wichers HJ (2000) Characterizations of the total free radical scavenger capacity of vegetable Oils und oil fractions using 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical.
This work investigated the influence of a PFM, TAC, and a free radical scavenger, 2,2'-methylene-bis-(4-methyl-6-tertiary butyl phenol), on the network structure of PVC-TAC plastisols.
First, melatonin is a direct free radical scavenger and is a particularly efficient scavenger of the highly toxic *OH (25,48,49).
It's an advanced and stable anti-aging free radical scavenger with Vitamins A and E added to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.
During the decomposition of allicin, sulfenic acid is formed, which acts as a free radical scavenger.
Origanox derives its antioxidative capacity from hydroxycinnamic acid compounds, such as rosmarinic acid, which is known to be a very effective and fierce free radical scavenger.
Nelson Assigned: Dyneon LLC Keywords: Recycle component of a fluorinated elastomer, a fluoroaliphatic sulfonamide, free radical scavenger, a crosslinking agent
This work includes a study of the effects of a reactive plasticizer and a free radical scavenger on the structure-property relationships of the plastisol systems.
Silymarin also works as a free radical scavenger to support the body's antioxidant defense system.
It is postulated that the hindered amine acts as a free radical scavenger while the UV absorber transforms UV energy into less harmful heat energy.