Antioxidant compounds, assays of determination and mode of action

@inproceedings{Shalaby2013AntioxidantCA,
  title={Antioxidant compounds, assays of determination and mode of action},
  author={Emad A. Shalaby and Sanaa Mahmoud Metwally Shanab},
  year={2013}
}
The human body uses an antioxidant defense system to neutralize the excessive levels of reactive oxygen species. This system consists of enzymatic and non enzymatic antioxidants,catalase, peroxidase, superoxide dismutase and gluatathion s-transferease as major defense enzymes. However, ascorbic acid, tocopherol, and phenolic compounds are considered as examples for non-enzymatic antioxidants. Increasing research on natural antioxidants in foods and development of new assays has prompted… CONTINUE READING

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