A novel method for measuring antioxidant capacity and its application to monitoring the antioxidant status in premature neonates.

  title={A novel method for measuring antioxidant capacity and its application to monitoring the antioxidant status in premature neonates.},
  author={Nicholas J. Miller and Catherine A. Rice-Evans and Michael J Davies and V Gopinathan and Anthony David Milner},
  journal={Clinical science},
  volume={84 4},
1. A new method has been developed for measuring the total antioxidant capacity of body fluids and drug solutions, based on the absorbance of the ABTS.+ radical cation. 2. An automated method for use on a centrifugal analyser, as well as a manual method, is described. 3. The procedure has been applied to physiological antioxidant compounds and radical-scavenging drugs, and an antioxidant ranking was established based on their reactivity relative to a 1.0 mmol/l Trolox standard. 4. The Trolox… 

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