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ox·i·da·tive

(ok'si-dā'tiv),
Having the power to oxidize; denoting a process involving oxidation.

ox·i·da·tive

(ok'si-dā'tiv)
Having the power to oxidize; denoting a process involving oxidation.

ox·i·da·tive

(ok'si-dā'tiv)
Having the power to oxidize.

oxidative,

adj having the ability or property to oxidize.

oxidative

pertaining to or emanating from oxidation.

oxidative deamination
oxidative breakdown of amino acids; specialized enzyme systems carry out the process, e.g. d-amino oxidase.
oxidative metabolism
enzymic pathways leading to the addition of oxygen or removal of hydrogen from intermediates in the pathway.
oxidative phosphorylation
the mitochondrial process by which the free energy from the oxidation of intracellular substrates is made available in the form of ATP for cellular endergonic processes.
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The goal of the study was to determine what happens to telomeres when they are damaged by oxidative stress.
Conclusion: Markers of oxidative stress does not seem to have a major role in the delivery with combined analgesia.
We think mother mongooses shield their offspring by reducing their own levels of oxidative damage during breeding;" explained lead author Dr Emma Vitikainen of the University of Exeter, "However, she could be trading her own long term well being for the short term benefit of protecting the growing pups.
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A statistically significant correlation was found between the oxidative stress index and serum cholesterol (p Less than 0.
The results showed that there were no significant associations of homocysteine, cysteine, and folate with oxidative stress indicators and antioxidant capacities, but subjects with higher plasma homocysteine concentration exhibited significantly increased risk of colorectal cancer independently of oxidative stress indicators and antioxidant capacities.
Scientists know that oxidative damage is associated with aging and with various chronic diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, but they do not know whether it is the cause or the effect.
Cellular oxidative stress exacerbates a person's particular vulnerability to disease, lowering the threshold so that certain disorders may develop more readily," explains Greg Fricchione, MD, Director of the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine (BHI) at MGH.
Reactive oxygen species induced by several diseases can trigger oxidative stress and some evidence suggests that oxidative stress may be the underlying mechanism in the development of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease (3,4).
They found high levels of oxidative stress in people with coronary heart disease, previously thought to be a marker of the heart condition, could instead indicate a condition of glucose abnormality.
Oxidative stress results from the imbalance of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and defense mechanisms, which results in cell damage.

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