Antioxidant activity of beta-blockers: an effect mediated by scavenging reactive oxygen and nitrogen species?

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The therapeutic effects of beta-blockers are normally explained by their capacity to block the beta-adrenoceptors, however, some of the beneficial cardiovascular effects shown by this group of compounds have already been associated with the antioxidant properties that some of them seem to possess. The beta-blockers atenolol, labetalol, metoprolol, pindolol… (More)

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@article{Gomes2006AntioxidantAO, title={Antioxidant activity of beta-blockers: an effect mediated by scavenging reactive oxygen and nitrogen species?}, author={Ana Gomes and David Emmanuel - Costa and Jos{\'e} Luis Lima and Eduarda Fernandes}, journal={Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry}, year={2006}, volume={14 13}, pages={4568-77} }