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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Kogure et al., "Effect of a novel free radical scavenger, edaravone (MCI-186), on acute brain infarction: Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study at multicenters," Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol.
The free radical scavenger edaravone reduced the infarction area and promoted the functional recovery of hemiparesis from cerebral thrombosis in a rat model.
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 further supports the hypothesis that these effects of magnetic fields are mediated by free radicals, because Trolox is a potent free radical scavenger (Forrest et al.
Acetylcysteine is a free radical scavenger, and it helps maximize levels of glutathione in the kidney.
Attenuation of cochlear damage from noise trauma by an iron chelator, a free radical scavenger and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor in vivo.
The compound NXY-059 is a free radical scavenger in development by Astra Zeneca (Lees et al., 2002).
Compounders can increase the scorch time of a peroxide cured compound while maintaining the physical properties with the proper combination of a free radical scavenger and a coagent.
l-cysteine is a detoxifying agent and free radical scavenger that's the mirror image of the amino acid cysteine.
A free radical scavenger can be used synergistically along with a viscosity depressant to effectively stabilize the viscosity.
Given its purported role as a free radical scavenger [14], MT may play an important intracellular role as an antioxidant by removing free radicals generated by the host during tissue damage and inflammation [15], hence reducing the potential for damage.