oxygen radicals

oxygen radicals

Etymology: Gk, oxys, sharp; L, radix, root
a substituent group of chemical elements rich in oxygen but incapable of prolonged existence in a free state. Oxygen radicals are used in some types of therapy.
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Gas is then generated and pumped into the water to form Hydroxyl and Oxygen radicals which are two of the strongest known water treatment oxidants.
After a year a three percent reduction in BMI, with an increased ability to control blood sugar and an improved capacity to handle harmful oxygen radicals, the study found.
It also helps protect the heart from the damaging effects of free oxygen radicals.
As the chlorophyll absorbs the light, it can then interact with the third component in the process--oxygen--to produce oxygen radicals.
Among these factors, osteoclastic activity, cytokines, chronic inflammations, endotoxins, and lipid peroxidation products may be mentioned but recently the focus is increased on free oxygen radicals and nitric oxide (6,7).
HELSINKI, Finland, June 11, 2015--Stem cells are especially sensitive to oxygen radicals and antioxidants, research here has discovered.
Prior Information Notice: Provision of highly sensitive oxygraf enabling simultaneous measurements of oxygen consumption polarographically and mitochondrial membrane potential, production of antibiotics and oxygen radicals fluorometer.
Evidence for the counterintuitive idea that oxygen radicals are beneficial came from experiments in which researchers gave animals an antioxidant called N-acetyl cysteine.
One of them is the four-electron reduction of molecular oxygen to water, as intermediate products form free oxygen radicals superoxide anion (O2-), hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), and hydroxylation (OH-).
They think that the antioxidant properties of uric acid in the blood prevent neuron death by suppressing the accumulation of toxic oxygen radicals.
22,23] Increased uric acid might be a consequence of increased cell turnover because of exaggerated haemolysis or an attempt to scavenge increased free oxygen radicals as uric acid also behaves as a powerful antioxidant and scavenger of singlet oxygen radicals.
Usage ofantioxidant like gallic acid, vitamin C and cafeic acid absorb the oxygen radicals available for photo degradation.